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Voice Design, Voice Enablement
From The Eponymous Pickle

Voice Design, Voice Enablement

Good thoughts, have been thinking much about voice design of late and how it best integrates with other channels.   Very useful in a new world of voice-enabledThe...

Quotes About Programming and Computer Science
From Computer Science Teacher - Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Quotes About Programming and Computer Science

While looking for a quote that was mostly remembered except for who to credit with it I found a couple of fun sites with quote collections in them. Some of these...

The Odds of Strategy
From The Eponymous Pickle

The Odds of Strategy

Have not read this book, but the premise is interesting.  But is strategy in context usually too broad to pin good odds on?Strategy to beat the odds  By Chris Bradley...

Take our AI & HPC Survey to Win an Amazon Echo Show Device
From insideHPC

Take our AI & HPC Survey to Win an Amazon Echo Show Device

AI and Machine Learning have been called the Next Big Thing in High Performance Computing, but what kinds of results are your peers already getting right now? There...

A Primer on the Meltdown & Spectre Hardware Security Design Flaws and their Important Implications
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

A Primer on the Meltdown & Spectre Hardware Security Design Flaws and their Important Implications

The following blog was written by CCC Vice Chair Mark D. Hill from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. As previously reported in the Computing Community Consortium...

Anxiety about AI Agency
From The Eponymous Pickle

Anxiety about AI Agency

How do we start dealing with faster technological changes that will put people out of work.  Will it augment enough people to create 'AI workers' to do things better...

State-Of-The-Art Machine Learning Algorithms and Near-Term Technology Trends
From insideHPC

State-Of-The-Art Machine Learning Algorithms and Near-Term Technology Trends

Rob Farber from TechEnablement gave this talk at the HPC Knowledge Portal 2017 meeting. "This talk will merge two state-of-the-art briefings: Massive scale andState...

Gen-Z Consortium Announces the Public Release of Its Core Specification 1.0
From insideHPC

Gen-Z Consortium Announces the Public Release of Its Core Specification 1.0

Today the Gen-Z Consortium released the Gen-Z Core Specification 1.0 on its website. As an open systems interconnect, Gen-Z is designed to provide memory semantic...

EasyBuild: Past, Present & Future
From insideHPC

EasyBuild: Past, Present & Future

Kenneth Hoste from Ghent University this talk at the EasyBuild User Meeting in Amsterdam. "EasyBuild is a software build and installation framework that allowsEasyBuild...

HPC System Management: Scheduling to Optimize Infrastructure
From insideHPC

HPC System Management: Scheduling to Optimize Infrastructure

Whether the application is floating-point intensive, integer based, uses a lot of memory, has significant I/O requirements, or its widespread use is limited byHPC...

Jumping Air Gaps
From Schneier on Security

Jumping Air Gaps

Nice profile of Mordechai Guri, who researches a variety of clever ways to steal data over air-gapped computers. Guri and his fellow Ben-Gurion researchers have...

Robots Cooperate to open a Door
From The Eponymous Pickle

Robots Cooperate to open a Door

Video released today.  Two Boston Dynamics SpotMini robots cooperate to open a fairly standard door:An impressive and somewhat creepy demonstration of the advance...

Call for Proposals: Creating Visions for Computing Research
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Call for Proposals: Creating Visions for Computing Research

The mission of Computing Research Association’s (CRA) Computing Community Consortium (CCC) is to catalyze the computing research community and enable the pursuit...

Teaching Diversity in Computing
From Computer Science Teacher - Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Teaching Diversity in Computing

One of the important topics in computing these days is diversity. Why? Well there are things like concern about equal opportunity. (Why Can’t Silicon Valley Solve...

Store Assistant: Wal-Mart Makes Its App Smarter
From The Eponymous Pickle

Store Assistant: Wal-Mart Makes Its App Smarter

Much more detail at the link.  Note the renaming of this as an assistant.  Good, but the system also has to be transparent, very easy to use, bump-free financials...

TACC and DOD to Co-Develop Novel Computational Approaches
From insideHPC

TACC and DOD to Co-Develop Novel Computational Approaches

Today the Texas Advanced Computing Center announced a partnership with the U.S. Department of Defense to provide researchers with access to advanced computing resources...

Towards Crowd Sourcing Conversational Agents
From The Eponymous Pickle

Towards Crowd Sourcing Conversational Agents

Intriguing thought, not sure it actually is the same as what we did and called a 'Concierge' model, linking appropriately to other smart agents or people.   More...

Amazon Designing Alexa Chips
From The Eponymous Pickle

Amazon Designing Alexa Chips

Amazon designs deeper.  Which ultimately will be the way you get better intelligence, conversation and engagement.   Faster and more on-point.Amazon is reportedly...

Google Cloud TPU Machine Learning Accelerators now in Beta
From insideHPC

Google Cloud TPU Machine Learning Accelerators now in Beta

John Barrus writes that Cloud TPUs are available in beta on Google Cloud Platform to help machine learning experts train and run their ML models more quickly. "Cloud...

Optalysys Optical Processing Achieves 90 percent energy savings for DNA Sequence Alignment
From insideHPC

Optalysys Optical Processing Achieves 90 percent energy savings for DNA Sequence Alignment

The GENESYS project applied Optalysys’s unique optical processing technology to perform large-scale DNA sequence alignment. "The collaboration with EI has beenOptalysys...
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