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Microsoft Discusses Their Mixed Reality Focus
From The Eponymous Pickle

Microsoft Discusses Their Mixed Reality Focus

Interesting to watch,  because Microsoft crafts or influences much of the worlds personal computer user experience.  So will user experience become VR or mixedMicrosoft...

Visions of the Future of Work
From The Eponymous Pickle

Visions of the Future of Work

Reviewing:The Commission on Work, Workers, and TechnologyWe’re imagining scenarios for the future of workFindings of Shift: The Commission on Work, Workers, and...

Untangling Decision Making
From The Eponymous Pickle

Untangling Decision Making

Untangling your organization’s decision makingAny organization can improve the speed and quality of its decisions by paying more attention to what it’s deciding...

Tracking Ad Effects Offline
From The Eponymous Pickle

Tracking Ad Effects Offline

Snap Seeking offline ad success measures:   In Adage: " ... Snap Inc. has acquired Placed, a startup that measures the offline success of digital advertising campaigns...

Charting Change
From The Eponymous Pickle

Charting Change

Last year taught a course at Columbia on change management.  To my students who are still following, here is a nice piece out of Innovation Excellence on charting...

Friday Squid Blogging: Why It's Hard to Track the Squid Population
From Schneier on Security

Friday Squid Blogging: Why It's Hard to Track the Squid Population

Counting squid is not easy. 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...

An Assassin's Teapot
From Schneier on Security

An Assassin's Teapot

This teapot has two chambers. Liquid is released from one or the other depending on whether an air hole is covered. I want one....

Video: Increasing Efficiency of Sparse Matrix-Matrix Multiplication
From insideHPC

Video: Increasing Efficiency of Sparse Matrix-Matrix Multiplication

"Given the importance of the precise sparsity pattern, and even the actual matrix data, which decides the effective fill-in upon multiplication, the tests are performed...

Automotive Simulation Center Stuttgart teams with Rescale
From insideHPC

Automotive Simulation Center Stuttgart teams with Rescale

Today Rescale announced that it has become a full member of the Automotive Simulation Center Stuttgart, or asc(s. The asc(s is a non-profit organization promoting...

Supercomputing DNA Packing in Nuclei at TACC
From insideHPC

Supercomputing DNA Packing in Nuclei at TACC

Aaron Dubrow writes that researchers at the University of Texas Medical Branch are exploring DNA folding and cellular packing with supercomputing power from TACC...

Science and Technology links (July 7th, 2017)
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Science and Technology links (July 7th, 2017)

People magazine recently named Julia Roberts, who is 49, as the World’s Most Beautiful Woman. Volvo plans to commercialize self-driving cars in 2020, and all electric...

Mateo Valero on how the MareNostrum 4 Supercomputer will Advance Science
From insideHPC

Mateo Valero on how the MareNostrum 4 Supercomputer will Advance Science

In this video from ISC 2017, Mateo Valero from the Barcelona Supercomputing Center describes the innovations behind MareNostrum 4, the #13 supercomputer on theMateo...

Are your strings immutable?
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Are your strings immutable?

A value is immutable if it cannot change. Immutability is a distinct notion than that of a constant. The speed of light in a vacuum is believed to be a universal...

AI Revolution in Science
From The Eponymous Pickle

AI Revolution in Science

Well done and non-technical explanation of this in Science Mag.   Not about the automation of these capabilities, but the techniques that can be used to work with...

Mellanox Unveils Spectrum-2 400 Gigabit Open Ethernet Switch
From insideHPC

Mellanox Unveils Spectrum-2 400 Gigabit Open Ethernet Switch

"Spectrum-2 Open Ethernet switch enables our customers and partners to meet the voracious demands of data speed, data processing and real time data analytics, and...

Driverless AI
From The Eponymous Pickle

Driverless AI

The term was new to me, but not the concept.   Makes sense,  if it is really AI then it should manage itself.  Easier/cheaper than having room fulls of scientists...

Apples Talking in the IOT
From The Eponymous Pickle

Apples Talking in the IOT

Uday Prabhu, General Manager, Internet of ThingsRobert Bosch Engineering & Business Solutions Pvt Ltd writes: Talking Apples! The Conversation with Things  in Linkedin...

DNI Wants Research into Secure Multiparty Computation
From Schneier on Security

DNI Wants Research into Secure Multiparty Computation

The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA) is soliciting proposals for research projects in secure multiparty computation: Specifically of interest...

Mitzenmacher and Upfal, 2nd Edition
From My Biased Coin

Mitzenmacher and Upfal, 2nd Edition

The word is that the 2nd edition of our book is now (finally) available/in stock at Amazon.  You can tell it's the 2nd edition, because the "Alice cover" is now...

Intelligent Video Analytics
From The Eponymous Pickle

Intelligent Video Analytics

Recently asked to look at this… for applications beyond security:What it can do for your businessIBM Intelligent Video Analytics helps security and public safety...
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