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2 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times
Physicist applying mathematical approaches to the analysis and modeling of brain connectivity and enhancing our understanding of how these connections give rise to the functions the brain performs. Cartoonist and Graphic Memoirist expanding the expressive potential of the graphic form in intricate narratives that explore the complexities of familial relationships.
3 hrs ago | CIO
Cisco Systems plans to acquire privately held Metacloud, which specializes in private clouds based on the OpenStack-based open-source cloud computing platform. The goal with the acquisition is to accelerate Cisco's Intercloud strategy, which was announced in March.
6 hrs ago | InfoWorld
Cloud Foundry shines with broad application support and stellar ease of use, but OpenShift has the edge in management and automation PaaS occupies an interesting niche in the cloud ecosystem. It typically sits on top of IaaS , which provides the ability to access remote computing resources.
10 hrs ago | Nanaimo Daily News
In this Sept. 7, 2014 photo provided by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, computer scientist Craig Gentry poses for a photo at IBM's Watson Research Center in Yorktown Heights, N.Y. Gentry was named Wednesday, Sept.
The following 21 fellows will each receive $625,000 over the next five years from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation : __ Danielle Bassett , 32, Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania physicist who applies mathematical approaches to analysis and modeling of brain connectivity.
The blue ring is actually the same size as the red ring in this map of fiber optic networks - at least for purposes of Battelle's cybersecurity tests for using quantum computing to send encrypted messages across longer distances. Battelle uses two fibers for the tests in the 100-kilometer ring around Interstate 270.
Enterprises can tap into more than a decade's worth of statistics on global Internet performance, plus real-time data, with a new SaaS product from Dyn, the parent company of network monitor Renesys. Dyn's current and historical information spans multiple service providers' networks, giving enterprises insights that any one carrier won't be able to provide, said Scott Hilton, Dyn's executive vice president of products.
Prospective students are invited to attend Washington State University Vancouver's engineering and computer science information night from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday on the first floor of the engineering and computer science building.
We have all seen a peacock show its extravagant, colorful tail feathers in courtship of a peahen. Now, a group of researchers have used a special camera to discover that female northern swordtail fish choose their mates based on a similar display.
Researchers from the United States and Sweden have launched free iOS and Android smartphone/tablet software that singles out which apps take the biggest toll on your device batteries and also visualizes fragmentation of Apple and Android mobile OSes. The NODES research group at the University of Helsinki's Department of Computer Science has joined forced with the University of California at Berkeley to deliver the Carat app and has published live stats based on some 2 terabytes of data extracted from Carat, which has been downloaded by about 750,000 users who employ more than 300,000 apps.
In an ongoing effort to commercialize its Watson analysis technology, IBM is testing a new service that can answer questions business managers might have about their data. On Tuesday, IBM launched a beta of Watson Analytics , an interactive Q&A service designed to answer questions and highlight trends within sets of enterprise data.
Cloud computing involves displacing data storage and processing from the user's computer on to remote servers. It can provide users with more storage space and computing power that they can then access from anywhere in the world rather than having to connect to a single desktop or other computer with its finite resources.
If you measure years of technology like you do with dogs, then Twitter is smack dab in the midst of its mid-life crisis. The platform has been around since 2006, and I've been on it since 2007.
Artificial intelligence-based software company to demonstrate award-winning AISight platform at upcoming TASA/TASB Convention for Texas school board members and administrators )-- Behavioral Recognition Systems, Inc. , creator of AISightA , the artificial intelligence-based solution that teaches itself to recognize and alert on unexpected patterns within massive volumes of data, will showcase how its cutting-edge technology can revolutionize the education market for the first time at the Texas Association of School Administrators /Texas Association of School Boards Convention September 26th-28th in Dallas, Texas.
A STOURPORT man who recently achieved a first class degree from his university is giving advice to school leavers who did not achieve top grades. The former Stourport High School student has since achieved a degree in computing from the University of Worcester and has obtained a job at a large IT services company.
In an era of cloud computing , increasing mobility and federal agencies outsourcing more functions to IT contractors, the traditional lines delineating a network perimeter have blurred beyond recognition, experts warn. "I think best practices have to completely shift," Gus Hunt, operating partner at the private equity firm LLR Partners and the former CTO at the CIA, said this week at a government IT conference .
A report from the Brookings Institute claims that innovation within the robotics industry could lead to the formation of a new government entity: the Federal Robotics Commission. Much like birth of radio spurred the creation of the Federal Communication Commission, Ryan Calo, assistant professor at the University of Washington School of Law, posits that innovation within the robotics industry could very well lead to the formation of a government entity charged with leading the complex legal and regulatory environment surrounding artificial intelligence.
Updated: Wed Sep 17, 2014 11:39 am
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