Math, Data Science, and Cognitive Reading for 11/05/2015

Baidu, the ‘Chinese Google,’ Is Teaching AI to Spot Malware | WIRED “But deep learning is quickly pushing into other areas as well. Ng also says that Baidu is now using deep neural nets to help drive the company’s security software (Baidu sells such Symantec-like anti-virus software in China).” tags:…

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Math, Data Science, and Cognitive Reading for 10/27/2015

ISSAC 2016 – International Symposium on Symbolic and Algebraic Computation “The International Symposium on Symbolic and Algebraic Computation (ISSAC) is the premier conference for research in symbolic computation and computer algebra. ISSAC 2016 will be the 41st meeting in the series, which started in 1966 and has been held annually…

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General Reading for 10/25/2015

Unity, the invisible but critical ingredient in your favorite games (Q&A) – CNET “Unless you’re a programmer, you’ve probably never heard of Unity Technologies. But you’ve almost certainly heard of some of the 174,000 games that developers built in recent months using the company’s software.” tags: bs unity games Posted…

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Math and Data Science Reading for 09/21/2015

Software Is Smart Enough for SAT, but Still Far From Intelligent – The New York Times “An artificial intelligence software program capable of seeing and reading has for the first time answered geometry questions from the SAT at the level of an average 11th grader.” tags: m software sat new…

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What I’m Reading on 09/11/2015

Application Developers Alliance releases its first annual developer insights report – SD Times “The Application Developers Alliance wants to help the software development industry make smarter decisions by finding out what inspires developers. The Alliance, in partnership with research firm IDC, has announced Developer Insights Report: A Global Survey of…

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Math and Data Science Reading for 09/09/2015

List of open-source software for mathematics – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia “This is a list of open source software to be used for high order mathematical calculations. This software has played a huge role in the field of mathematics. Open source software in mathematics has become pivotal in education because…

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Math and Data Science Reading for 09/08/2015

Fields Institute – East Coast Computer Algebra Day “The East Coast Computer Algebra Day (ECCAD) is a one-day meeting for those interested in computer algebra and symbolic mathematical computation. It provides opportunities to learn and to share new results and current work in progress. The schedule includes invited speakers along…

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What I’m Reading on 08/13/2015

Watch an eagle punch a drone out of the sky | The Verge “While humans hem and haw about how to deal with the problems caused by drones, birds take a more straightforward approach: dive bomb anything that looks like a threat. An eagle in Australia has launched the latest…

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Daily Math and Data Science Reading for 07/29/2015

Richard D. Jenks Memorial Prize Call for Nominations “The 6th Richard D. Jenks Memorial Prize for Excellence in Software Engineering for Computer Algebra will be awarded at The Fields Institute in October 2015. The Prize will consist of a plaque and a cash award of $1,000. “ tags: m richard…

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Daily Math and Data Science Reading for 06/01/2015

The homalg project — Algorithmic Homological Algebra “The homalg project is a multi-author multi-package open source software project for constructive homological algebra.” tags: m algebra NTL: A Library for doing Number Theory “NTL is a high-performance, portable C++ library providing data structures and algorithms for manipulating signed, arbitrary length integers,…

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