What I’m Reading on 01/13/2015

Artificial intelligence experts sign open letter to protect mankind from machines – CNET “AI experts around the globe are signing an open letter issued Sunday by the Future of Life Institute that pledges to safely and carefully coordinate progress in the field to ensure it does not grow beyond humanity’s…

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Daily links for 08/08/2012

IBM’s New Blue Gene/Q Supercomputer to Help Research in Health Sciences (video) “New York State’s University of Rochester now sports the world’s fastest computer dedicated to medical research.   The IBM Blue Gene/Q clocks in at 172-teraflops (172 trillion floating point operations per second), according to the Poughkeepsie Journal, making it…

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Daily links for 03/10/2012

IBM Showcases ‘Deep Thunder’ Weather Forecasting App On iPad | TPM Idea Lab “By IBM’s own admission, weather forecasting seemed like an unusual use for its supercomputing technology. But 16 years after it began work the parallel processing supercomputing system that would become known as “Deep Thunder” —- a targeted…

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Daily links for 08/07/2011

Innovation IBM, Apple Top List of 10 Most Innovative IT Companies – IT Infrastructure – News & Reviews – eWeek.com “IBM is the most innovative company in IT, period. The Aug. 8 issue of Forbes contains a list of what the well-heeled magazine sees as the “World’s Most Innovative Companies.”…

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Daily links for 01/14/2011

Red Hat News | Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.6 Now Available “In November 2010, Red Hat released a new major version of its operating platform with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6. Though Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 is available for customers with extensive new features and enablements, we continue to update…

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Daily links for 01/13/2011

IBM’s Watson wins Jeopardy practice round: Can humans hang? | ZDNet “IBM’s Watson supercomputer won a practice round against Jeopardy champions Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter and raised a lot of questions about the capabilities of artificial intelligence.” tags: IBM watson Jeopardy NewsFactor Network | Red Hat Spurns Suitors To…

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Daily links for 06/02/2010

Ubuntu 10.04 LTS: Lucid Lynx Benchmarked And Reviewed : Introduction “Lucid has also shown itself to not only be a worthy successor to the previous LTS release, 8.04 Hardy Heron, but also an overall improvement to our previous favorite Linux distro, Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty Jackalope.” tags: ubuntu, linux, lucid, lynx…

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