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CPU 24/7 Acquired by IAV GmbH for Automotive HPC Managed Services
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CPU 24/7 Acquired by IAV GmbH for Automotive HPC Managed Services

HPC managed services provider CPU 24/7 has been acquired by IAV GmbH, a leading engineering services firm for the automotive industry. "We are very happy we found...

Alan Turing Institute Looks at Meltdown and Spectre
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Alan Turing Institute Looks at Meltdown and Spectre

In this video, Mark Handley will explain what modern CPUs actually do to go fast, discuss how this leads to the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities, and summarize...

Add Human Touch to Big Data
From The Eponymous Pickle

Add Human Touch to Big Data

Short but thoughtful piece from SAS.  But do remember that humans are also good at adding bias.Why is it important to add a human touch to big data?  By Jay Paulson...

Google Shopping Looking like Amazon
From The Eponymous Pickle

Google Shopping Looking like Amazon

Continued competition in the online retail world.Google Shopping is becoming a lot like browsing on AmazonSearch results with related items are just the start.By...

Internet Security Threats at the Olympics
From Schneier on Security

Internet Security Threats at the Olympics

There are a lot: The cybersecurity company McAfee recently uncovered a cyber operation, dubbed Operation GoldDragon, attacking South Korean organizations related...

Center for Machine Intelligence
From The Eponymous Pickle

Center for Machine Intelligence

New efforts to address machine intelligence and Society.Center for Machine Intelligence Launched to Help Build a Smarter and Safer Society    University of Southampton...

What is AI?
From The Eponymous Pickle

What is AI?

Another look at the elusive definition.    I am still of the opinion it is what it can do for us.   Augment and improve our decisions.   So yes then, just about...

Trading with Reinforcement Leaning
From The Eponymous Pickle

Trading with Reinforcement Leaning

Nice example of reinforcement learning.  Not really prediction of the kind might want, below just the introduction that sets the stage, click through to more detail...

GIS and Big Data
From The Eponymous Pickle

GIS and Big Data

We were early users of Geographical Information Systems (GIS) when we helped manage Alberta Pine forests.   True it predated 'Big Data', but emerged at about the...

Call for Proposals: International Conference on Parallel Processing in Oregon
From insideHPC

Call for Proposals: International Conference on Parallel Processing in Oregon

The 47th International Conference on Parallel Processing has issued its Call for Proposals. Sponsored by ACM SIGHPC, the event takes place August 13-16 in Eugene...

Realizing Exabyte-scale PM Centric Architectures and Memory Fabrics
From insideHPC

Realizing Exabyte-scale PM Centric Architectures and Memory Fabrics

Zvonimir Bandic from Western Digital gave this talk at the SNIA Persistent Memory Summit. "Much has been debated about would it take to scale a system to exabyte...

Using Analytics to Improve Customer Engagement
From The Eponymous Pickle

Using Analytics to Improve Customer Engagement

Always thought this was obvious, and it did not have to be artificial anything, just had to promote understanding  and efficiently leveraging shared data.   Survey...

VR at the Olympics
From The Eponymous Pickle

VR at the Olympics

While listening to the opening ceremonies of the 2018 Winter Olympics.  I noted the statement that some of the things being seen on my 2 dimensional screen hadHere...

Google AutoML Learns
From The Eponymous Pickle

Google AutoML Learns

Its long been suggested that the best AI is one that is the best learner.  Then it can learn from other humans, other AIs and the masses of data we are gathering...

Consciousness as Instinct
From The Eponymous Pickle

Consciousness as Instinct

As a long ago reader of William James, always amazed at how modern it seemed. Now what does this mean, ultimately, for the goals of AI?  Is Conscious alive?What...

Supercomputing the Origin of Mass
From insideHPC

Supercomputing the Origin of Mass

In this video, Professor Derek Leinweber from the University of Adelaide presents his research in Lattice Quantum Field Theory; revealing the origin of mass inSupercomputing...

Supercomputing Frontiers Europe Announces Keynote Speakers
From insideHPC

Supercomputing Frontiers Europe Announces Keynote Speakers

The Supercomputing Frontiers conference has announced it Full Agenda and Keynote Speakers. The event takes place March 12-15 in Warsaw, Poland. "SupercomputingSupercomputing...

From Computational Complexity

A ``new'' ``application'' of Ramsey Theory/A Truly ``bad'' math song

Ian Parberry once told me (though I doubt he originated it- The first link I found says it was Mark Twain) to a man with a hammer, everything looks like a nail...

Tracking Human Movements
From The Eponymous Pickle

Tracking Human Movements

Scientists Develop Method to Track Human Movements More Accurately   in EurekAlertResearchers at the North China Institute of Aerospace Engineering, Hefei University...

Molecular Swarms
From The Eponymous Pickle

Molecular Swarms

Letting Molecular Robots Swarm Like Birds   Hokkaido University  By Naoki NambaResearchers at Hokkaido University and Kansai University in Japan have created DNA...
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