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From Gödel's Lost Letter and P=NP

A TSP Breakthrough

A new approximation algorithm Composite of src1, src2, src3 Ola Svensson, Jakub Tarnawski, and László Végh have made a breakthrough in the area of approximation...

Alexa as Companion for Hospital Stay
From The Eponymous Pickle

Alexa as Companion for Hospital Stay

An example of AI and chatbot digital assistants being tested for hospital patient interaction.  See the tag below: 'Hospital Virtual Assistants'  for more diverse...

Call for Submissions: Supercomputing Asia 2018 in Singapore
From insideHPC

Call for Submissions: Supercomputing Asia 2018 in Singapore

The inaugural Supercomputing Asia conference has issued its Call for Technical Papers. The event takes place March 26-29, 2018 in Singapore. The post Call for Submissions...

Robotics in Hospital Operations
From The Eponymous Pickle

Robotics in Hospital Operations

Continuing my look at Hospital Operations and AI/Robotics/Assistants,  especially with regard to patient interaction and comfort.Adoption of Robotics Into a Hospital's...

Who Wants to be the DNS Server?
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Who Wants to be the DNS Server?

We’re studying how the Internet works in my AP CS Principles course. I wanted a little exercise to help students understand how DNS servers work and maybe through...

MIT Paper Sheds Light on How Neural Networks Think
From insideHPC

MIT Paper Sheds Light on How Neural Networks Think

MIT researchers have developed a new general-purpose technique sheds light on inner workings of neural nets trained to process language. "During training, a neural...

Video: The DOE Exascale Computing Project
From insideHPC

Video: The DOE Exascale Computing Project

Doug Koethe from ORNL gave this talk at the HPC User Forum in Milwaukee. “The Exascale Computing Project (ECP) was established with the goals of maximizing the...

New OrionX Survey: Insights in Artificial Intelligence
From insideHPC

New OrionX Survey: Insights in Artificial Intelligence

In this Radio Free HPC podcast, Dan Olds and Shahin Khan from OrionX describe their new AI Survey. "OrionX Research has completed one the most comprehensive surveys...

Machine Learning Resources
From The Eponymous Pickle

Machine Learning Resources

Good list, mostly courses, on these topics.Writing about AI/ML, growing @YupTechnologies. Previously @Upstart, @Yale, @TrueVenturesTEC.    By Vishal Maini The Best...

A Hardware Privacy Monitor for iPhones
From Schneier on Security

A Hardware Privacy Monitor for iPhones

Andrew "bunnie" Huang and Edward Snowden have designed a hardware device that attaches to an iPhone and monitors it for malicious surveillance activities, even...

Choosing Better Passwords
From The Eponymous Pickle

Choosing Better Passwords

Just started to rethink the effective use of passwords here ....Choose Better Passwords With the Help of Science in The ConversationLorrie Cranor; Blase Ur; Lujo...

From Computational Complexity

The Scarecrow's math being wrong was intentional

In 2009 I had a post about Movie mistakes (see here). One of them was the Scarecrow in The Wizard of Oz after he got a Diploma (AH- but not a brain) he said The...

Webinar on AI Fueling the Retail Supply Chain
From The Eponymous Pickle

Webinar on AI Fueling the Retail Supply Chain

A.I.’s role in fueling the retail supply chainRetail operators are at a Darwinian crossroads, facing a future in which evolution equates to survival.  Many retailers...

IBM and MIT Say Materials and Quantum will Supercharge AI
From The Eponymous Pickle

IBM and MIT Say Materials and Quantum will Supercharge AI

IBM and MIT Bet That Materials and Quantum Advances Will Supercharge AI Technology ReviewBy Will Knight; Elizabeth WoykeThe Massachusetts Institute of Technology...

Chatbots, Theory and Practice
From The Eponymous Pickle

Chatbots, Theory and Practice

Very nicely done piece on Chatbots, and especially conversations that they claim to produce.  Non technical overview.By Jonathan Mugan in Medium:AI and machineDeepGrammar...

HPC Challenges in Simulating the World’s Most Powerful Tornados
From insideHPC

HPC Challenges in Simulating the World’s Most Powerful Tornados

"What makes this work significant is the use of supercomputing resources to produce simulations of supercells where data is saved with extremely high spatial and...

Call for Participation: GTC 2018 in San Jose
From insideHPC

Call for Participation: GTC 2018 in San Jose

The GPU Technology Conference (GTC 2018) has issued their Call for Participation. The event takes place March 26-29 in San Jose, California. "Don’t miss this unique...

Plantoids: Plant Robotics
From The Eponymous Pickle

Plantoids: Plant Robotics

I am a botanist from way back, so from time to time you will see tech oriented agri and horti cultural notes.   Here from Kickstarter, a still unavailable robotic...

[Book] Everyday Schooling in the Digital Age
From Putting People First

[Book] Everyday Schooling in the Digital Age

Everyday Schooling in the Digital Age: High School, High Tech? By Neil Selwyn, Selena Nemorin, Scott Bulfin, Nicola F. Johnson Routledge 2018 – 224 pages [Amazon...

Brands engineering Social Media Content
From The Eponymous Pickle

Brands engineering Social Media Content

Brands Engineering Social Media ContentWharton's Kartik Hosanagar discusses his research on brand content and consumer engagement on social media.In the world of...
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