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People Too Trusting of Virtual Assistants
From The Eponymous Pickle

People Too Trusting of Virtual Assistants

Another look at the general idea of creating a 'personality' of assistants.   Anthropomorphic features like names, speaking style, voice, gender,  etc.  can influence...

Defining the Smart Home: More than a Speaker
From The Eponymous Pickle

Defining the Smart Home: More than a Speaker

Very true, but it sets the stage.  There is so much more work to be done to establish the level  assistance that needs to created.   Skills are many, but most are...

Friday Squid Blogging: Stuffed Squid with Vegetables and Pancetta
From Schneier on Security

Friday Squid Blogging: Stuffed Squid with Vegetables and Pancetta

A Croatian recipe. As usual, you can also use this squid post to talk about the security stories in the news that I haven't covered. Read my blog posting guidelines...

Bandage like Sensors gather Body information in Real-Time
From The Eponymous Pickle

Bandage like Sensors gather Body information in Real-Time

Breath and accuracy of data in real-time could be important.Bandage-Like Sensor to Detect Human Body Conditions in Real Time Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science...

Sano Genetics Deploys Lifebit CloudOS for Direct-to-Consumer Genetics
From insideHPC

Sano Genetics Deploys Lifebit CloudOS for Direct-to-Consumer Genetics

Today Sano Genetics announced the company is using Lifebit CloudOS to power their free DNA sequencing platform, achieving 35% increase in speed of imputation analyses...

Y2020 Bug?   Still happening.
From The Eponymous Pickle

Y2020 Bug? Still happening.

I remember discussing this particular 'fix' back then.   And have seen code in software that still makes assumptions about how long code will be around. Whats a...

MIRIS Teams with LiquidCool Solutions for Datacenter Heat Recovery
From insideHPC

MIRIS Teams with LiquidCool Solutions for Datacenter Heat Recovery

MIRIS has entered into an agreement with LiquidCool Solutions (LCS), a world leader in rack-based immersion cooling technology for datacenters. The agreement gives...

SAS CEO on Augmenting People and Processes
From The Eponymous Pickle

SAS CEO on Augmenting People and Processes

Jim Goodnight of SAS helped us through many of the early years of doing analytics in the enterprise.  Good to see him talking about natural language processes and...

How Do Teachers Without CS Experience Debug Student Code
From Computer Science Teacher - Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

How Do Teachers Without CS Experience Debug Student Code

My Programming Honors students are wrapping up their semester projects today. Actually they should all have been handed in by now but I’ll give them until the end...

Supplier Relationships
From The Eponymous Pickle

Supplier Relationships

Well yes, seemore details at the link.Kraft Heinz chief procurement officer: ‘Relationships with suppliers should not be purely transactional'     02-Jan-2020 By...

Pushy Robotics Learns about Object Manipulation
From The Eponymous Pickle

Pushy Robotics Learns about Object Manipulation

The idea of directing a sensor to explore a space and its contents is useful.   Now an element of how objects in the space react.Pushy robots learn the fundamentals...

ORNL Researchers Develop Quantum Chemistry Simulation Benchmark
From insideHPC

ORNL Researchers Develop Quantum Chemistry Simulation Benchmark

Researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have developed a quantum chemistry simulation benchmark to evaluate the performance of quantum...

Latest Climate Models Predict Thinner Clouds and More Global Warming
From insideHPC

Latest Climate Models Predict Thinner Clouds and More Global Warming

Thanks to clouds, latest climate models predict more global warming than their predecessors. Researchers at LLNL in collaboration with colleagues from the University...

Police Surveillance Tools from Special Services Group
From Schneier on Security

Police Surveillance Tools from Special Services Group

Special Services Group, a company that sells surveillance tools to the FBI, DEA, ICE, and other US government agencies, has had its secret sales brochure published...

NSF Webcast on the Future of Transportation
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

NSF Webcast on the Future of Transportation

On January 14, in collaboration with the National Science Foundation and moderated by Axios, the British Embassy is hosting a distinguished panel discussion on...

Talk:Introduction to Service Design
From The Eponymous Pickle

Talk:Introduction to Service Design

You are invited to attend the first call in the...ISSIP Service Design Speaker Series - Introduction to Service Design, by Drs Daniela Sangiorgi & Lia Patricio,...

Social Robotics from Samsung
From The Eponymous Pickle

Social Robotics from Samsung

Got some praises at CES.  Another attempt at social as well as helpful.  'A Ball-like moving device than can explore space'.  A silly gadget?   Have now seen maybe...

Ethereum and Ernst & Young
From The Eponymous Pickle

Ethereum and Ernst & Young

In Forbes, more examples in the space, here using a zero-knowledge approach.  Ernst & Young Doubles Down On Its Bet With EthereumBen Jessel  ContributorCrypto &...

Microway Deploys NVIDIA DGX-2 supercomputers at Oregon State University
From insideHPC

Microway Deploys NVIDIA DGX-2 supercomputers at Oregon State University

Microway has deployed six NVIDIA DGX-2 supercomputer systems at Oregon State University. As an NVIDIA Partner Network HPC Partner of the Year, Microway installed...

Synthetic Data for Machine Learning
From The Eponymous Pickle

Synthetic Data for Machine Learning

Synthetic data is something you use when you don't have real, sensor or measurement based data.   Its not un-common when you don't have enough real data ... ItWill...
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