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AI and the Barrier of Meaning: Human level AI?
From The Eponymous Pickle

AI and the Barrier of Meaning: Human level AI?

Excerpt from NYT Op Ed, Good thoughts.  Human level AI is the intelligence of context.Artificial Intelligence Hits the Barrier of MeaningMachine learning algorithms...

XTREME-D Launches HPC as a Service at SC18
From insideHPC

XTREME-D Launches HPC as a Service at SC18

In this video from SC18 in Frankfurt, Naoki Shibata from XTREME-D describes the company’s new HPC-as-a-Service offering. "Customers can use our easy-to-deploy turnkey...

AI Disrupting Job Markets
From The Eponymous Pickle

AI Disrupting Job Markets

Jobs and AI.  Voices in AI – Episode 74: A Conversation with Dr. Kai-Fu Lee   By Byron Reese in GigaOMAbout this EpisodeEpisode 74 of Voices in AI features host...

Plug and Play Liquid Cooling for AI and HPC
From insideHPC

Plug and Play Liquid Cooling for AI and HPC

Cutting edge AI and HPC clusters require the highest performance versions of the latest CPUs and GPUs. Coming along with the throughput, these components bringPlug...

FBI Takes Down a Massive Advertising Fraud Ring
From Schneier on Security

FBI Takes Down a Massive Advertising Fraud Ring

The FBI announced that it dismantled a large Internet advertising fraud network, and arrested eight people: A 13-count indictment was unsealed today in federal...

Target: Its About the Data
From The Eponymous Pickle

Target: Its About the Data

Useful view of how Target has addressed Online dataOn Target: Rethinking the Retail Website  In HBS Working Data  Target is one big-brand retailer that seems to...

Quickly sampling from two arrays (C++ edition)
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Quickly sampling from two arrays (C++ edition)

Suppose that you are given two arrays. Maybe you have a list of cities from the USA and a list of cities from Europe. You want to generate a new list which mixes...

From Computational Complexity

LOGCFL Venkat Style

H. Venkateswaran, a much loved professor in the School of Computer Science at Georgia Tech and a fellow computational complexity theorist, is retiring at the end...

Amazon Debuts Inferentia Chip
From The Eponymous Pickle

Amazon Debuts Inferentia Chip

Amazon loads up the AWS cloud with Chips for prediction for machine learning.Amazon debuts Inferentia, a custom machine learning prediction chip  in SiliconAngle...

nCorium Startup joins LANL’s Efficient Mission Centric Computing Consortium for Ultra-scale Efficiency
From insideHPC

nCorium Startup joins LANL’s Efficient Mission Centric Computing Consortium for Ultra-scale Efficiency

The San Jose-based startup company nCorium has joined Los Alamos National Laboratory’s Efficient Mission Centric Computing Consortium (EMC3) in the quest for efficient...

NCSA Director Bill Gropp Named AAAS Fellow
From insideHPC

NCSA Director Bill Gropp Named AAAS Fellow

Today NCSA Director and Chief Scientist William Gropp and NCSA Faculty Affiliate Narayana Aluru were both named Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement...

How Asetek provides Flexible, Reliable, and Proven Liquid Cooling for HPC
From insideHPC

How Asetek provides Flexible, Reliable, and Proven Liquid Cooling for HPC

In this video from SC18 in Dallas, Steve Branton describes how Asetek advanced liquid cooling solutions deliver Flexible, Reliable, and Proven Liquid Cooling for...

New Way to Think About Cooling With Shade
From The Eponymous Pickle

New Way to Think About Cooling With Shade

Clever idea.  With images.A new way to provide cooling without powerDevice developed at MIT could provide refrigeration for off-grid locations.David L. Chandler...

Analytics Solutions  for Monitoring Conduct Risk
From The Eponymous Pickle

Analytics Solutions for Monitoring Conduct Risk

Risk should be considered in any kind of decision process.  Even seemingly very simple decisions can have high risk.  So, this means they are not simple decisions...

How Quantum Corp. Wrangles Big Data for HPC, Ai, and Autonomous Cars
From insideHPC

How Quantum Corp. Wrangles Big Data for HPC, Ai, and Autonomous Cars

In this video from SC18 in Dallas, Jason Coari from Quantum Corp. describes how the company wrangles Big Data for HPC, Ai, and Autonomous Cars. "Scientists andHow...

Adjusting the Level of Goals
From The Eponymous Pickle

Adjusting the Level of Goals

Goals make  me think of specific numerically defined measures, so if we measure a goal, which this piece suggests we can, can we use optimization techniques, and...

ACM Tech Talk: From Media to Meaning: Classic Machine Learning
From The Eponymous Pickle

ACM Tech Talk: From Media to Meaning: Classic Machine Learning

Good piece.   With frightening implications of the combination surveillance, neural methods,  and the use of high speed video generation to fake anything we want...

Ready, Fire, Aim–Why Is Design First So Hard To Learn?
From Computer Science Teacher - Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Ready, Fire, Aim–Why Is Design First So Hard To Learn?

“Hours of coding can save you minutes of planning”We’re talking about top-down design in my APCS Principles class this week. I gave the students a worksheet (part...

Distributing Malware By Becoming an Admin on an Open-Source Project
From Schneier on Security

Distributing Malware By Becoming an Admin on an Open-Source Project

The module "event-steam" was infected with malware by an anonymous someone who became an admin on the project. Cory Doctorow points out that this is a clever new...

The Evolution of Machine Learning
From The Eponymous Pickle

The Evolution of Machine Learning

Abstract of a good paper, describes well the reasons neural network methods evolved from our early uses in the 90s to the current day.  Would not have guessed its...
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