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Volkswagen and AWS Web Services
From The Eponymous Pickle

Volkswagen and AWS Web Services

Back to how much we can share, remove silos, and get data efficiently to various kinds of analytical engines.Volkswagen Group’s landmark project with Amazon Web...

Report: Mellanox ConnectX Ethernet NICs Outperforming Competition
From insideHPC

Report: Mellanox ConnectX Ethernet NICs Outperforming Competition

Today Mellanox announced that laboratory tests by The Tolly Group prove its ConnectX 25GE Ethernet adapter significantly outperforms the Broadcom NetXtreme E series...

Normal Looking Smart Glasses
From The Eponymous Pickle

Normal Looking Smart Glasses

Perhaps one of the biggest problems with smart glasses, their appearance. This Indigogo project introduces Norm Glasses, which addresses that problem.  With the...

New Intel Xeon W and X-Series Processors Accelerate Workstation AI
From insideHPC

New Intel Xeon W and X-Series Processors Accelerate Workstation AI

Today Intel unveiled its latest lineup of Intel Xeon W and X-series processors, which puts new classes of computing performance and AI acceleration into the hands...

Catalyzing Computing Podcast Episode 16 – Interview with Melanie Mitchell Part 2
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Catalyzing Computing Podcast Episode 16 – Interview with Melanie Mitchell Part 2

A new episode of the Computing Community Consortium‘s (CCC) podcast, Catalyzing Computing, is now available. This is part 2 of Khari Douglas’ interview with Melanie...

Supercomputing Structures of Intrinsically Disordered Proteins
From insideHPC

Supercomputing Structures of Intrinsically Disordered Proteins

Researchers using the Titan supercomputer at ORNL have created the most accurate 3D model yet of an intrinsically disordered protein, revealing the ensemble ofSupercomputing...

From Computational Complexity

What comes first theory or practice? Its Complicated!

Having majored in pure math I had the impression that usually the theory comes first and then someone works out something to work in practice. While this is true...

Edward Snowden's Memoirs
From Schneier on Security

Edward Snowden's Memoirs

Ed Snowden has published a book of his memoirs: Permanent Record. I have not read it yet, but I want to point you all towards two pieces of writing about the book...

Should Companies have to Pay for your Data?
From The Eponymous Pickle

Should Companies have to Pay for your Data?

Some work is going on to figure this out.    But will we get all the freebees we have come to expect?Should companies have to pay you to use your personal data?...

AI is not An Excuse
From The Eponymous Pickle

AI is not An Excuse

Internet founder Vint Cerf does a good job putting out a cautious view on the current use of AI.  In theory good research, development and value should never be...

Mini Tutorial on Probability
From The Eponymous Pickle

Mini Tutorial on Probability

A nicely done mini tutorial, very clearly done,  essential stuff.  The intro to the book and Bayesian also very useful.How to Develop an Intuition for Joint, Marginal...

Recent Research on using Public Clouds for HPC Workloads
From insideHPC

Recent Research on using Public Clouds for HPC Workloads

Alex Norton from Hyperion Research gave this talk at the HPC User Forum. "Hyperion Research provides data-driven research, analysis and recommendations for technologies...

Supercomputing Earth’s Geomagnetism with Blue Waters
From insideHPC

Supercomputing Earth’s Geomagnetism with Blue Waters

Researchers are using the Blue Waters supercomputer at NCSA to better understand geomagnetic variations and their underlying mechanisms, so that better forecasting...

Increasing System Trustworthiness
From The Eponymous Pickle

Increasing System Trustworthiness

An ultimate challenge, especially as systems start to morph into assistants with their own data, knowledge, and yes 'intelligence'.    What are the the risks involved...

Gaming as a Service for Hospitality,  Decisions?  Defense?
From The Eponymous Pickle

Gaming as a Service for Hospitality, Decisions? Defense?

Intriguing possibility.  Branded gaming, say in a assistant device in a hotel.  Or including gaming in an analytics sense to simulate multiple assistive options...

Digital in Construction
From The Eponymous Pickle

Digital in Construction

Somewhat surprising given their engineering focus.Decoding digital transformation in construction Few engineering and construction companies have captured the ...

What Will You get from the Blockchain?
From The Eponymous Pickle

What Will You get from the Blockchain?

Short, non technical view.   Not quite enough support for the premise, but intriguing.   Notable piece on the Blockchain.    Worth a look.How Do You Stand to Benefit...

Use Cases for HPC in the Cloud
From insideHPC

Use Cases for HPC in the Cloud

In this special guest feature, Robert Roe from Scientific Computing World looks at use cases for cloud technology in HPC. "In previous years there have been some...

Rebooting AI: The Future of General, Trustable AI
From The Eponymous Pickle

Rebooting AI: The Future of General, Trustable AI

In the process of reading Gary Marcus and Ernest Davis'  book:  Rebooting AI: Building Artificial Intelligence We can Trust.   Nicely done, starting with a history...

Job of the Week: Tactical HPC Software Engineer
From insideHPC

Job of the Week: Tactical HPC Software Engineer

General Dynamics Mission Systems is seeking a Tactical HPC Software Engineer in our Job of the Week. "The Tactical High Performance Computing Software EngineerJob...
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