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NSF Awards Early Career Researchers
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

NSF Awards Early Career Researchers

The National Science Foundation (NSF) Engineering Directorate‘s Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) program has awarded 156 early career engineering faculty...

Semantic Document Processing
From The Eponymous Pickle

Semantic Document Processing

Today's call was of interest, and showed how complex document understanding can be:" ... Today ... Our speaker was Sridhar Iyengar, IBM Distinguished Engineer at...

Augmented Reality Guidelines
From The Eponymous Pickle

Augmented Reality Guidelines

Not exactly standards, and more details would be very useful.New guidelines point to an augmented futureLockheed Martin, Procter & Gamble and Caterpillar joined...

Beyond, to a VR Facemask
From The Eponymous Pickle

Beyond, to a VR Facemask

Reading emotions was one of our early efforts to understand consumer interactions with products. This seems to take it beyond that.   For what applications?   In...

Agenda Posted for LUG 2017 in Bloomington
From insideHPC

Agenda Posted for LUG 2017 in Bloomington

The OpenSFS Lustre community has posted the Agenda for their upcoming LUG 2017 conference. The event takes place May 30 – June 2 in Bloomington, Indiana. The Lustre...

Panel Discussion: The Exascale Era
From insideHPC

Panel Discussion: The Exascale Era

In this video from Switzerland HPC Conference, Rich Brueckner from insideHPC moderates a panel discussion on Exascale Computing. "The Exascale Computing Project...

P&G and Amex, Building AI Past and Present
From The Eponymous Pickle

P&G and Amex, Building AI Past and Present

Tom Davenport mentioned some of our past AI work at P&G in his recent HBR article.  Below an introductory excerpt, much more detail at the link.   While considerable...

From Computational Complexity

Alice and Bob and Pat and Vanna

"The only useful thing computer science has given us is Alice and Bob" - A physicist at a 1999 quantum computing workshop Alice and Bob, great holders of secrets...

Attack vs. Defense in Nation-State Cyber Operations
From Schneier on Security

Attack vs. Defense in Nation-State Cyber Operations

I regularly say that, on the Internet, attack is easier than defense. There are a bunch of reasons for this, but primarily it's 1) the complexity of modern networked...

A Fresh Look at HPC from Huawei Enterprise
From insideHPC

A Fresh Look at HPC from Huawei Enterprise

"High performance computing is rapidly finding new uses in many applications and businesses, enabling the creation of disruptive products and services. Huawei,A...

How Silicon Valley is (ab)using behavioral science and nudging
From Putting People First

How Silicon Valley is (ab)using behavioral science and nudging

In an extensive review of The Undoing Project: A Friendship That Changed Our Minds, the book by Michael Lewis on the psychologists Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky...

Intel® VTune™ Amplifier Turns Raw Profiling Data Into Performance Insights
From insideHPC

Intel® VTune™ Amplifier Turns Raw Profiling Data Into Performance Insights

Discovering where the performance bottlenecks are and knowing what to do about it can be a mysterious and complex art, needing some very sophisticated performance...

Examples of AI and Machine Learning in Industry
From The Eponymous Pickle

Examples of AI and Machine Learning in Industry

From O'Reilly:  Some intriguing examples.Free: AI and Machine Learning in IndustryIn Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in Industry: Perspectives from...

Manufacturing Needs Digital Ready Infrastructure
From The Eponymous Pickle

Manufacturing Needs Digital Ready Infrastructure

In the Cisco Blog.  Makes sense.  Note the mention of VR, which led me to this in a search for practical examples. Why Do Factories Need a Digital-Ready Infrastructure...

Creating a Happy Workplace
From The Eponymous Pickle

Creating a Happy Workplace

Podcast: On creating a happy workplace.  In Knowledge@Wharton.   A study done with firefighters.  Perhaps an unusual context to map against the typical office?...

Virtual Reality in Merchandising
From The Eponymous Pickle

Virtual Reality in Merchandising

In Retailwire, with a discussion.Will virtual reality transform in-store merchandising?hrough a special arrangement, presented here for discussion is a summaryCPGmatters...

Structured Problem Solving
From The Eponymous Pickle

Structured Problem Solving

And taking it beyond to business process models?    Not commonly done well enough to define the structure.In Sloan Review: Saving Money Through Structured Problem...

DataScience@NIH Updates
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

DataScience@NIH Updates

Check out the following updates from Data Science at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).  The Big Data to Knowledge (BD2K) Guide to the Fundamentals of Data...

Code Slow Finish Fast
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Code Slow Finish Fast

Looking through student code today brought this quote to mind.“I didn't have time to write a short letter, so I wrote a long one instead.” Mark Twain Students are...

The end of ICE is near – or not?
From Blog@Ubiquity

The end of ICE is near – or not?

The internal combustion engine (ICE) has reigned supreme for over 100 years, but prognosticators are predicting its demise over the next few decades – or NOT, depending...
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