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Will IoT Drive Analytics, or just bombard us with new data?

Keeping up with the amount of data generated by IoT may demand machine learning and present new, unforeseen challenges Are there hidden threats lurking behind the Internet of Things (IoT)? Slashdot Media Contributing Editor John O’Donnell looks at the data explosion to come and what it portends in the world …

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Basics of Parallelization – Part 2

Adding vectorization to multithreading delivers more performance in multicore environments Is your code optimized to take advantage of the many cores available in today’s systems? Parallel processing expert and Slashdot Media Contributing Editor Rick Leinecker addresses vectorization in part two of his series on parallel processing basics. I recently wrote …

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Will IoT Drive Analytics, or just bombard us with new data?

Keeping up with the amount of data generated by IoT may demand machine learning and present new, unforeseen challenges Are there hidden threats lurking behind the Internet of Things (IoT)? Slashdot Media Contributing Editor John O’Donnell looks at the data explosion to come and what it portends in the world …

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Basics of Parallelization – Part 2

Adding vectorization to multithreading delivers more performance in multicore environments Is your code optimized to take advantage of the many cores available in today’s systems? Parallel processing expert and Slashdot Media Contributing Editor Rick Leinecker addresses vectorization in part two of his series on parallel processing basics. I recently wrote …

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Creating New Vaccines with Supercomputers

Human Vaccines Project enlists San Diego Supercomputer to help fight Zika, others. A global initiative called the Human Vaccines Project is seeking vaccines for tuberculosis, cancer, Zika and other viruses with the aid of the San Diego Computer Center, according to this brief by Slashdot Media Contributing Editor Wylie Wong …

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Supercomputers Simulate Gamma Ray Sources for Science, Medicine, Cargo Scanning

Scientists may have discovered new way to produce controlled gamma ray beams using lasers Hospitals, research scientists and law enforcement may all get a boost from a possible new way to create gamma rays, according to this brief by Slashdot Media Contributing Editor Wylie Wong Hospitals currently use gamma rays …

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Hands On with Intel DAAL Part 2: Can Uber Learn from London Taxi Data?

Data Science, Big Data and Machine Learning applied to London’s famous Taxi fleet In the first part of this series, Slashdot Media Contributing Editor David Bolton discussed collection of data from London Taxis to determine if scheduling can be improved. In Part two, he shows us how to use the …

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Supercomputer-Powered Startup Seeks to Accelerate New Drug Discovery

Barcelona-based Supercomputing Center and Biomedicine Institute team up to find more drugs and molecules to aid medicine. With new epidemics like Zika hot on their heels, two Spanish organizations have created a new biotech company to speed time to market for new medicines, according to this brief by Slashdot Media …

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Basics of Parallelization – Part One

Basic tricks for parallelization code to take advantage of multiple cores and processors In today’s multicore systems, many programmers are leaving performance on the table. This multipart series shows how to get the most out of your hardware with multithreading and vectorization. Read on to see how Slashdot Media Contributing …

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Intel IoT Strategy: Become Infrastructure of Everything

Alliances, new chips, fabrics, data center technologies, autonomous transportation designed to get zettabytes of data, world of automation under control Intel has invested billions into the Internet of Things (IoT), shifting strategy from research to deployment of an infrastructure platform they hope will become the underpinnings of the IoT revolution, …

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