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Monitoring Virus Patients by Phone
From The Eponymous Pickle

Monitoring Virus Patients by Phone

With an expectation of a certain degree of violation of privacy and the need for regulating that.Israel Takes Step Toward Monitoring Phones of Virus PatientsAssociated...

Learning New Ways to Continually Learn
From The Eponymous Pickle

Learning New Ways to Continually Learn

Not quite I think of when I think of AGI (Artficial General Intelligence).    But sequences of useful tasks/learning can be seen as what humans do, provided they...

Teaching From Home–Day 1
From Computer Science Teacher - Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Teaching From Home–Day 1

Well, we’ve started. Today we only had half the classes in the rotation meet. Tomorrow we will have the second half. It’s all about getting adjusted to the new...

Intel’s Neuromorphic Chip Can Sniff Out Hazardous Chemicals
From insideHPC

Intel’s Neuromorphic Chip Can Sniff Out Hazardous Chemicals

Researchers have demonstrated how neuromorphic chips can mimic olfactory senses for use in industrial and medical applications. "In a joint paper published in Nature...

Meero offers free large file transfers to make working from home easier
From insideHPC

Meero offers free large file transfers to make working from home easier

In order to facilitate the remote working required by the recent developments of COVID-19 worldwide, Meero is increasing the storage capacity and validity duration...

Bing Launches Interactive COVID-19 Map
From The Eponymous Pickle

Bing Launches Interactive COVID-19 Map

Instructive map, do wonder how up to date it is.Microsoft Bing launches interactive COVID-19 map to provide pandemic newsBut it’s struggling to provide relevant...

TSA Admits Liquid Ban Is Security Theater
From Schneier on Security

TSA Admits Liquid Ban Is Security Theater

The TSA is allowing people to bring larger bottles of hand sanitizer with them on airplanes: Passengers will now be allowed to travel with containers of liquid...

Supercomputing Frontiers Europe 2020 will run as a Global Virtual Conference
From insideHPC

Supercomputing Frontiers Europe 2020 will run as a Global Virtual Conference

You are cordially invited to attend Supercomputing Frontiers Europe 2020 conference which this year will take place on March 23-25 in virtual space "everywhereSupercomputing...

Automation vs AI
From The Eponymous Pickle

Automation vs AI

Some useful observations and possible application to work and tasks emerging.Automation and AI sound similar, but may have vastly different impacts on the future...

VR Physiotherapy
From The Eponymous Pickle

VR Physiotherapy

An example of using feedback to get real results.Physiotherapy Could be Done at Home Using VRUniversity of WarwickFebruary 28, 2020Researchers at the Warwick Manufacturing...

Precision Medicine pushes demand for HPC at the Edge: AI on the Fly ® Delivers
From insideHPC

Precision Medicine pushes demand for HPC at the Edge: AI on the Fly ® Delivers

In this special guest feature, Tim Miller from One Stop Systems writes that by bringing specialized, high performance computing capabilities to the edge through...

EU Funds Exscalate supercomputing platform to fight coronavirus
From insideHPC

EU Funds Exscalate supercomputing platform to fight coronavirus

Today the European Commission allocated new funding to the Exscalate (E4C) consortium for projects to counter the Coronavirus pandemic and improve the management...

Airport Facial Recognition
From The Eponymous Pickle

Airport Facial Recognition

More examples of regulating facial recognition in new contexts.ACLU is suing the US gov for blocking airport facial recognition probeBy Ryan Daws Editor at TechForge...

Post Google Economics
From The Eponymous Pickle

Post Google Economics

Blog: Man on the MarginClassical Economics in a Quantum World  By Michael KendallBrought to my Attention by the book:   'Life After Google',   by George Gilder

Slowing Down for Decisions in Crisis
From The Eponymous Pickle

Slowing Down for Decisions in Crisis

Sensible, but depends on the flow of  risk as well.Slow Down to Make Better Decisions in a Crisis  by Art Markman in HBRThe news about the spread of COVID-19 is...

Integrating Voice Synthesis for Business
From The Eponymous Pickle

Integrating Voice Synthesis for Business

API from Amazon AWS to synthesise speech in multiple languages to communicate and persuade in varying real and artificial personas.Simple-to-Use APIAmazon Polly...

Number of atoms in the universe versus floating-point values
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Number of atoms in the universe versus floating-point values

It is estimated that there are about 1080 atoms in the universe. The estimate for the total number of electrons is similar. It is a huge number and it far exceeds...

Podcast: Intel Select Solutions for Genomic Analytics at the Broad Institute
From insideHPC

Podcast: Intel Select Solutions for Genomic Analytics at the Broad Institute

In this Conversations in the Cloud podcast, Geraldine Van der Auwera from the Broad Institute describes how her organization leverages Intel Select Solutions for...

How Supersonic Commercial Flight is Possible with Big Compute
From insideHPC

How Supersonic Commercial Flight is Possible with Big Compute

In this video from Big Compute 2020, Blake Scholl from Boom Supersonic describes how high performance computing in the cloud has opened a new era of high-speedHow...

Simple Uses of RPA in Business
From The Eponymous Pickle

Simple Uses of RPA in Business

Good example of the simple use of RPA in businessAI Is Coming for Your Most Mind-Numbing Office Tasks  By Will Knight in WiredRoutine work, like cutting and pasting...
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