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Overview of the MVAPICH Project and Future Roadmap
From insideHPC

Overview of the MVAPICH Project and Future Roadmap

"This talk will provide an overview of the MVAPICH project (past, present and future). Future roadmap and features for upcoming releases of the MVAPICH2 software...

ShadowBrokers Releases NSA UNITEDRAKE Manual
From Schneier on Security

ShadowBrokers Releases NSA UNITEDRAKE Manual

The ShadowBrokers released the manual for UNITEDRAKE, a sophisticated NSA Trojan that targets Windows machines: Able to compromise Windows PCs running on XP, Windows...

Canada’s Biggest Radio Telescope to use CoolIT Systems Liquid Cooling
From insideHPC

Canada’s Biggest Radio Telescope to use CoolIT Systems Liquid Cooling

With support from CoolIT Systems with a custom Direct Liquid Cooling solution, the CHIME telescope will map out the entire northern sky each day, aiming to constrain...

Uber Shows Data and Op Visualization Tools
From The Eponymous Pickle

Uber Shows Data and Op Visualization Tools

Impressive examples of visualizing data especially for non technical consumption.  Animated examples at the link.Uber shows off its autonomous driving program’s...

Blue Sky Ideas Track Held at SSTD 2017
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Blue Sky Ideas Track Held at SSTD 2017

The Computing Community Consortium (CCC) recently sponsored a Blue Sky Ideas Conference Track at the 15th International Symposium on Spatial & Temporal Databases...

Kohl's Tests Echo Smart Home Experience
From The Eponymous Pickle

Kohl's Tests Echo Smart Home Experience

In RetailWire: " ... Going one step further is Kohl’s, which announced it is opening Amazon smart home experience shops inside 10 stores in the Chicago and Los“We...

Montreal Institute for Learning Algorithms
From The Eponymous Pickle

Montreal Institute for Learning Algorithms

Just Brought to my attention, much more detail at the link.Montreal Institute for Learning Algorithms (MILA)Overview:Researchers from MILA have pioneered the field...

IBM Sets up Joint Research Lab with MIT
From The Eponymous Pickle

IBM Sets up Joint Research Lab with MIT

No specific mention of Watson in the article.   Uses the word Cognitive.   IBM also seems to have stopped most mentions of Watson in major advertising they support...

From Computational Complexity

Statistics on my dead cat policy- is there a correlation?

When I teach a small (at most 40) students I often have the dead-cat policy for late HW: HW is due on Tuesday. But there may be things that come up that don't ...

Announcing the New MIT–IBM Watson AI Lab
From insideHPC

Announcing the New MIT–IBM Watson AI Lab

Today IBM announced a 10-year, $240 million investment to create the MIT–IBM Watson AI Lab. "The combined MIT and IBM talent dedicated to this new effort will bring...

NVIDIA Volta GPUs to Help CDDS Advance Medicine with AI
From insideHPC

NVIDIA Volta GPUs to Help CDDS Advance Medicine with AI

Over at the NVIDIA Blog, Abdul Hamid Halabi writes that the Center for Clinical Data Science (CCDS) today received the world’s first NVIDIA DGX systems with Volta...

The Internet of Things and Tuning
From insideHPC

The Internet of Things and Tuning

"Understanding how the pipeline slots are being utilized can greatly increase the performance of the application. If pipeline slots are blocked for some reason,...

Vanguard Infrastructures Teams with Cray for Cybersecurity
From insideHPC

Vanguard Infrastructures Teams with Cray for Cybersecurity

Today announced that the Company has signed a solutions provider agreement with Vanguard Infrastructures in order for Vanguard to develop, market, and sell on premise...

Video: Europe’s HPC Strategy
From insideHPC

Video: Europe’s HPC Strategy

Leonardo Flores from the European Commission gave this talk at the HPC User Forum in Milwaukee. "High-Performance Computing is a strategic resource for Europe's...

Examining the Bots Landscape
From The Eponymous Pickle

Examining the Bots Landscape

A visual look at the Bots Landscape, In LinkedinDiscussion Group in Wharton Customer Analytics InitiativeBy Vladimer BotsvadzeThe bots landscape will transformExisting...

Kinetic Jewelry
From The Eponymous Pickle

Kinetic Jewelry

MIT's new 'living' jewelry are creepy robot beetles for your clothesNot fashion meets function yet    by Dani Deahl    @danideahl Last year, MIT and Stanford debuted...

Research on What Motivates ISIS -- and Other -- Fighters
From Schneier on Security

Research on What Motivates ISIS -- and Other -- Fighters

Interesting research from Nature Human Behaviour: "The devoted actor's will to fight and the spiritual dimension of human conflict": Abstract: Frontline investigations...

China's Digital Economy
From The Eponymous Pickle

China's Digital Economy

A discussion and PDF paper with considerable data and statistics.  China’s digital economy: A leading global force  by McKinseyBy Jonathan Woetzel, Jeongmin Seong...

Center Store Resets (Again).
From The Eponymous Pickle

Center Store Resets (Again).

We were old hands at trying to better understand the center store.  It was one thing we worked on in our innovation centers.  So this article struck me.  What tech...

What can a Drone Carry Today?
From The Eponymous Pickle

What can a Drone Carry Today?

A related question came up in the retail space,  what can we reasonably deliver via a Drone today?   What do we need to measure to calculate this as Drones improve...
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