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Deep Learning on the SaturnV Cluster
From insideHPC

Deep Learning on the SaturnV Cluster

"The basic idea of deep learning is to automatically learn to represent data in multiple layers of increasing abstraction, thus helping to discover intricate structure...

Agenda Posted for June Teratec Forum in France
From insideHPC

Agenda Posted for June Teratec Forum in France

The TERATEC Forum has posted their Agenda for their upcoming June meeting. With technical workshops, plenary sessions and a vendor exhibit, the event takes place...

Virtualitics: Immersing Yourself in Data
From The Eponymous Pickle

Virtualitics: Immersing Yourself in Data

Have been taking a look at Virtualitics, a means to immerse yourself with and collaborate with complex data using VR.  Clever idea we experimented with before VR...

Amazon Go
From The Eponymous Pickle

Amazon Go

Has been a while since I have heard much about Amazon Go, which is a very limited test to create no-checkout retail.   This was one of the top of mind approaches...

An Omni Channel Data-Driven Retailer
From The Eponymous Pickle

An Omni Channel Data-Driven Retailer

Interesting retail from Ronald van Loon     ...  Red through for the suggestions.How to Become an Omni-Channel Data-Driven RetailerEveryone's Blog Posts -  DSC....

Friday Squid Blogging: Chilean Squid Producer Diversifies
From Schneier on Security

Friday Squid Blogging: Chilean Squid Producer Diversifies

In another symptom of climate change, Chile's largest squid producer "plans to diversify its offering in the future, selling sea urchin, cod and octopus, to compensate...

Proposed, An AI Index to Track Automation
From The Eponymous Pickle

Proposed, An AI Index to Track Automation

See some of our previous look at Job and task analysis.  See the O*Net tag below, and the associated  online resource here.  A place to start for this kind of analysis...

Collaborative Machine Learning Training
From The Eponymous Pickle

Collaborative Machine Learning Training

In CACM.   A kind of crowd sourcing of training.Google Tests New Approach to Training Machine Learning Models  in eWeek  Google is testing a new collaborative machine...

Science and Technology links (April 14th, 2017)
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Science and Technology links (April 14th, 2017)

I announced last week that Tesla, the electric car company run by Elon Musk, had surpassed Ford in value. This week, we learned that Tesla has surpassed General...

Predicting Epidemics from Cell Data
From The Eponymous Pickle

Predicting Epidemics from Cell Data

If you have followed this blog for a long time, we looked at how to predict epidemics through OTC drug purchase data.  Here is a related idea that might be combined...

A PCIe Congestion-Aware Performance Model for Densely Populated Accelerator Servers
From insideHPC

A PCIe Congestion-Aware Performance Model for Densely Populated Accelerator Servers

"MeteoSwiss, the Swiss national weather forecast institute, has selected densely populated accelerator servers as their primary system to compute weather forecast...

Engility Pursues NASA Advanced Computing Services Contract
From insideHPC

Engility Pursues NASA Advanced Computing Services Contract

Today Engility that the company will bring its world-class high performance computing capabilities to bear as it competes to win NASA’s Advanced Computing Services...

Purdue CERIAS Researchers Find Vulnerability in Google Protocol
From CERIAS Blog

Purdue CERIAS Researchers Find Vulnerability in Google Protocol

[This is posted on behalf of the three students listed below. This is yet another example of bad results when speed takes precedence over doing things safely. Good...

Intel Xeon Phi Processor Intel AVX-512 Programming in a Nutshell
From insideHPC

Intel Xeon Phi Processor Intel AVX-512 Programming in a Nutshell

In this special guest feature, James Reinders discusses the use of the Intel® Advanced Vector Instructions (Intel® AVX-512), covering a variety of vectorization...

Uber and Behavioral Economics
From The Eponymous Pickle

Uber and Behavioral Economics

Fascinating piece about behavioral economics.      Behavioral economics seems to be OK when everyone agrees that it is good and fair, by their definition.  Back...

Registration Opens for PASC17 Conference in Lugano
From insideHPC

Registration Opens for PASC17 Conference in Lugano

Registration is now open for the PASC17 conference, which takes place the week after ISC in Lugano, Switzerland. "The PASC17 Conference is pleased to announce that...

New C++ Secure Coding Standard
From Schneier on Security

New C++ Secure Coding Standard

Carnegie Mellon University has released a comprehensive list of C++ secure-coding best practices....

Closer Look at Facebook M
From The Eponymous Pickle

Closer Look at Facebook M

Technology Review takes a close and an insightful look at the Facebook M assistant.   Long awaited and in broad test.  Though I am not a fan of Facebook in general...

Face to Face Better than an EMail
From The Eponymous Pickle

Face to Face Better than an EMail

Not sure of the 34x difference,  quite a bit of context involved.  But some motivation as to why face to face is better.A Face-to-Face Request Is 34 Times MoreVanessa...

2017 Security Protocols Workshop
From Schneier on Security

2017 Security Protocols Workshop

Ross Anderson liveblogged the presentations....
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