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Job of the Week: Operations Research Simulation Engineer at Raytheon in Tucson
From insideHPC

Job of the Week: Operations Research Simulation Engineer at Raytheon in Tucson

Raytheon in Tucson is seeking an Operations Research Simulation Engineer in our Job of the Week. "Our Modeling, Simulation and Analysis Center (MSA) headquarters...

Science and Technology links (November 24th 2018)
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Science and Technology links (November 24th 2018)

There is no association between birth order and personality traits: The results of both within- and between-family research designs revealed no consistent evidence...

Power of the Small Design
From The Eponymous Pickle

Power of the Small Design

Always been intrigued by the power of the very small.     There are big advantages of power and manipulation. Whether in the body or in space.   Involvement ofInsect...

China Proposes Social Credit System
From The Eponymous Pickle

China Proposes Social Credit System

Podcast and text ... excerptBeijing to Judge Every Resident Based on Behavior by End of 2020 in Bloomberg China capital plans ‘social credit’ system by end of 2020...

From Gödel's Lost Letter and P=NP

A Thanksgiving Treat

Another proof that there are an infinite number of primes of a special form Cropped from Packard Fellow src Trevor Wooley is a professor of mathematics at the University...

Friday Squid Blogging: Good Squid Fishing in the Exmouth Gulf
From Schneier on Security

Friday Squid Blogging: Good Squid Fishing in the Exmouth Gulf

The conditions are ideal for squid fishing in the Exmouth Gulf in West Australia. As usual, you can also use this squid post to talk about the security stories...

Furhat:  a Social Robot from Sweden
From The Eponymous Pickle

Furhat: a Social Robot from Sweden

Been following the social aspects of robotics for some time.  Furhat looks at it differently.  But since its is not meant to have any particular purpose in mind...

Polinode Documentation
From The Eponymous Pickle

Polinode Documentation

I see that Polinode has updated their documentation.    Impressive, worth a look." ... PolinodeCollect, Visualize and Analyze Connected DataNetworksUpload connected...

Micron Joins CERN openlab
From insideHPC

Micron Joins CERN openlab

Last week at SC18, Micron announced that the company has joined CERN openlab, a unique public-private partnership, by signing a three-year agreement. Under theMicron...

Court Fight Over Commas
From The Eponymous Pickle

Court Fight Over Commas

Although oddly its irrelevant, I worked at the Language Lab at Penn,  followed Language Log Blog since it was a newsletter,  So for unconnected reasons the complexity...

Dr. Eng Lim Goh Fireside Chat on the Convergence of HPC & Ai
From insideHPC

Dr. Eng Lim Goh Fireside Chat on the Convergence of HPC & Ai

In this video from SC18, Dr. Eng Lim Goh from HPE describes the Convergence of HPC and Ai. "Data analytics and insights are fueling innovation across scientific...

Scalable Intelligent Systems
From The Eponymous Pickle

Scalable Intelligent Systems

Quite valuable and a considerable challenge, see the full article.Scalable Intelligent Systems by 2025  in the ACM     By Carl Hewitt, who is an emeritus professor...

Ditch the term Blockchain?
From The Eponymous Pickle

Ditch the term Blockchain?

I agree, when hype exceeds reality you have to take great care.  Start with a good business case.Via Fortune, a short talk by execs.Time to Ditch the Word 'Blockchain'...

Using Machine Learning to Create Fake Fingerprints
From Schneier on Security

Using Machine Learning to Create Fake Fingerprints

Researchers are able to create fake fingerprints that result in a 20% false-positive rate. The problem is that these sensors obtain only partial images of users'...

The Problem With CS Education Research
From Computer Science Teacher - Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

The Problem With CS Education Research

There is some research in who t teach computer science (OK, mostly its about teaching programming but that’s important too) but not a lot of teachers or professors...

Univa and WekaIO team to speed HPC Workloads in the Cloud
From insideHPC

Univa and WekaIO team to speed HPC Workloads in the Cloud

Last week at SC18 in Dallas, Univa announced a partnership with WekaIO, a high-performance scale-out file system storage company, to help enterprise customers accelerate...

Singularity Containers Power NVIDIA Full Galaxy Simulation
From insideHPC

Singularity Containers Power NVIDIA Full Galaxy Simulation

In this video from the NVIDIA Showcase event at SC18, Jensen Huang hosts a demo of Singularity containers running a full galaxy simulation. "This has to be theSingularity...

On IOTA in Forbes
From The Eponymous Pickle

On IOTA in Forbes

Update on IOTA, I continue to follow, primarily different because of its innovative means of updating and validating its chain and contents.IOTA - Fulfilling the...

A Plane with No Moving Parts
From The Eponymous Pickle

A Plane with No Moving Parts

Still a prototype only suitable for drones, but  quite a development.MIT engineers fly first-ever plane with no moving partsThe silent, lightweight aircraft doesn...

Armpit Sniffing Sensors with AI
From The Eponymous Pickle

Armpit Sniffing Sensors with AI

Because of the products we made, for many years we used human sensory labs to address anti-odorant efficacy.  So this digitizing of the sensory process is veryArm...
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