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RCE Podcast Looks at Shifter Containers for HPC
From insideHPC

RCE Podcast Looks at Shifter Containers for HPC

In this RCE Podcast, Brock Palen and Jeff Squyres speak with Shane Canon and Doug Jacobsen from NERSC, the authors of Shifter. "Shifter is a prototype implementation...

Univa Powers Formula One and More at ISC 2017
From insideHPC

Univa Powers Formula One and More at ISC 2017

In this video from ISC 2017, Gaétan Didier Head of CFD, Sahara Force India Formula One Racing Team describes how he uses Univa software to manage CFD workloadsUniva...

Testing Brain-Inspired Chips for Big Data Problems at Berkeley Lab
From insideHPC

Testing Brain-Inspired Chips for Big Data Problems at Berkeley Lab

"The von Neumann design has also led computing to its current limits in efficiency and cooling. As engineers built increasingly complex chips to carry out sequential...

Video: OpenACC Update from ISC 2017
From insideHPC

Video: OpenACC Update from ISC 2017

In this video from ISC 2017, Sunita and Michael Wolfe present an overview of OpenACC and a preview of upcoming GPU Hackathon events. "OpenACC is a user-driven directive...

Natural  Language Understanding : Let’s Play Dumb
From XRDS

Natural Language Understanding : Let’s Play Dumb

What is the meaning of the word understanding? This was a question posed during  a particularly enlightening lecture given by Dr. Anupam Basu, a professor withContinue...

Strategies for Digital Groceries
From The Eponymous Pickle

Strategies for Digital Groceries

Some thoughtful views on the topic.A Strategist’s Guide to the Digital GroceryAs Amazon and Walmart disrupt the grocery industry, smart retailers can compete by...

The Future of Forgeries
From Schneier on Security

The Future of Forgeries

This article argues that AI technologies will make image, audio, and video forgeries much easier in the future. Combined, the trajectory of cheap, high-quality...

Tracking Humans in 3D with Off-the-shelf Webcams
From The Eponymous Pickle

Tracking Humans in 3D with Off-the-shelf Webcams

Tracking Humans in 3D With Off-the-Shelf Webcams Saarland UniversityResearchers at the Max Planck Institute for Computer Science in Germany have developed VNect...

From Computational Complexity

Two hat problems you may or may not have seen but I have a point to make about one of them

Hat problems are fun and often require clever solutions. I have posted about one type of hat problem here. In this post I ask three. For two of them I have a point...

Exploration of Business Apps for VR
From The Eponymous Pickle

Exploration of Business Apps for VR

Virtual Reality: Exploring The Business ApplicationsCharles Deering in VRFocus gives an overview on the story of VR so far - and the story yet to come. ... Interesting...

Polinode and NodeXL
From The Eponymous Pickle

Polinode and NodeXL

Via Andrew Pitts and  Marc Smith (SMRF, NodeXL)  Podcast:Polinode and the Social Media Research Foundation recently announced an integration between NodeXL Pro...

Deep Learning in the Spotlight at ISC
From insideHPC

Deep Learning in the Spotlight at ISC

This year the ISC conference dedicated an entire day to deep learning, Wednesday, June 21, to discuss the recent advances in artificial intelligence based on deep...

Video: Unlocking the Mysteries of the Universe with Supercomputers
From insideHPC

Video: Unlocking the Mysteries of the Universe with Supercomputers

Katrin Heitmann from the University of Chicago presented this talk at PASC17. "In this talk I will introduce HACC, the Hardware/Hybrid Accelerated Cosmology Code...

Sideways Elevators
From The Eponymous Pickle

Sideways Elevators

Recall this being discussed for use in the design of large hotels and in aggregated cityscapes.    More than a quantum escalator.  Does it have a real future?  At...

Google Lens as Augmented Reality
From The Eponymous Pickle

Google Lens as Augmented Reality

We are soon to see a number of applications that will use our advanced smartphones as a form of 'augmented reality'.    I saw the 'Google Lens' demonstrated this...

Randomizing Routine
From The Eponymous Pickle

Randomizing Routine

I can imagine a number of managers I have known who would have reacted to this as a person admitting they did not enough to do.   But OK,  might be worth a try,...

Job of the Week: HPC System Administrator at Stanford
From insideHPC

Job of the Week: HPC System Administrator at Stanford

This position will specifically focus on management and support of an HPC cluster and multipetabyte storage platform that provides essential infrastructure for...

Deep Learning Comes to the Student Cluster Competition
From insideHPC

Deep Learning Comes to the Student Cluster Competition

"We decided to use a slightly more interesting use case of solving for Captcha because it not only highlights the power of deep learning to be a useful tool create...

Can In-Store Experiences Save Retail?
From The Eponymous Pickle

Can In-Store Experiences Save Retail?

I notice this article mentions my favorite experience store, Jungle Jims.   Have covered from time to time here.   Even they have been doing less of that, it seems...

Adobe Voice Analytics
From The Eponymous Pickle

Adobe Voice Analytics

Intriguing play, not where I would expect Adobe.  We do need better understanding of voice interaction, especially in noisy environments.  And understanding who...
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