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Peter J. Denning, Editor in ChiefThe digitally connected world has become a large, swirling sea of information stripped of context. We help our readers make sense of it, find meaning in it, learn what to trust, and speculate on our future.

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Developing an Open Source 'Big Data' Cognitive Computing Platform: Big Data (Ubiquity symposium)

by Michael Kowolenko, Mladen A. Vouk

John Gustafson, one of the foremost experts in scientific computing, has proposed a new number format that provides more accurate answers than standard floats, yet saves space and energy. The new format might well revolutionize the way we do numerical calculations. ...


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High Performance Synthetic Information Environments
An integrating architecture in the age of pervasive data and computing: Big Data (Ubiquity symposium)

by Christopher L. Barrett, Jeffrey Johnson, Madhav Marathe

John Gustafson, one of the foremost experts in scientific computing, has proposed a new number format that provides more accurate answers than standard floats, yet saves space and energy. The new format might well revolutionize the way we do numerical calculations. ...



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Technology and Business Challenges of Big Data in the Digital Economy: Big Data (Ubiquity symposium)

January 2018
by Dave Penkler

John Gustafson, one of the foremost experts in scientific computing, has proposed a new number format that provides more accurate answers than standard floats, yet saves space and energy. The new format might well revolutionize the way we do numerical calculations. ...


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Why putting yourself in the mind of your reader is easier---and more challenging---than you might have imagined

January 2018
by Philip Yaffe

John Gustafson, one of the foremost experts in scientific computing, has proposed a new number format that provides more accurate answers than standard floats, yet saves space and energy. The new format might well revolutionize the way we do numerical calculations. ...