Monthly Archives: July 2017

What is secure erase, and is it certified on an Intel® SSD?

I’m often asked whether the secure erase feature within Intel® SSDs is certified by NIST, U.S. DoD, or other government or industry bodies. Intel has implemented the secure erase feature consistent with the ATA and NVMe specifications. The designs and implementations have been internally reviewed and validated.  A third-party has tested the implementation on a subset of …continue reading What is secure erase, and is it certified on an Intel® SSD?

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Texas Advanced Computing Center Reaches Key Milestone with Intel Xeon Phi Processors

Congratulations are in order for the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC), which is dedicating its Stampede 2 supercomputer today. TACC, located at the University of Texas at Austin, designs and operates some of the world’s most powerful computing resources for scientific researchers. That is certainly the case with Stampede 2, which comes out of the …continue reading Texas Advanced Computing Center Reaches Key Milestone with Intel Xeon Phi Processors

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AI is Turning the Page of Digital Signage

If you’re in retail, you’ve probably heard it before: Personalization matters. Tailoring the shopping experience to meet customers’ expectations and deliver what they need before they know they need it is key to success in a competitive retail environment. Because of this desire to meet — and exceed — customer expectations, there’s also a move …continue reading AI is Turning the Page of Digital Signage

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Finding the Real Key to Success with Collaborative Care

I recently sat down to talk with Drex DeFord, President of Drexio Digital Health, to discuss where health care currently stands on patient engagement and collaborative care. As DeFord looked back on his 30-year history in health care, he’s seen firsthand the massive growing pains we’ve experienced as we’ve moved from essentially a sick care …continue reading Finding the Real Key to Success with Collaborative Care

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Esports on the Rise in China with IEM Shanghai

Esport events like Intel Extreme Masters Shanghai create a positive buzz for gaming in China, a nation once resistant to online games. Zhou “iAsonu” Hang hoped to become a professional esport athlete, but his parents had different expectations. They wanted him to earn a degree in robotic automation at Huazhong University of Science and Technology, … Continued

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The Art And Science Of Customer Empathy In Design Thinking

Customer-centric solutions demand empathy. But, how we employ this principle within design thinking is as critical—if not more—as what we do in the process. Certain slices can be easily repeated—that’s the science part. However, not everything fits neatly into a template. More than anything else, we rely on our creativity to accurately frame a problem …continue reading The Art And Science Of Customer Empathy In Design Thinking

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Intel Files Statement With ITC: Qualcomm’s Anticompetitive Practices Are Against the Public Interest

Read our statement filed today with the United States International Trade Commission (ITC) with regard to the serious public-interest issues raised by Qualcomm’s Complaint alleging infringement by certain Apple mobile devices.

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Beyond Air Pollution: Smart Cities Offer a Breath of Fresh Air

New hyperlocal air quality monitoring technologies help people find ways to breathe easier. When a layer of smog blankets an entire city, many people assume that the whole city is polluted. But that’s not always the case. Whether it’s rampant ragweed or a spewing factory, the air might be polluted on one block and breathable … Continued

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5 More Reasons Why More Data Doesn’t Guarantee Better Decisions

In my last blog, I discussed 5 reasons why more data doesn’t guarantee better decisions. I had picked what I considered my top five from a long list of reasons. I must have hit a nerve with our readers because the response has been tremendous. So today I’ve incorporated some of that feedback into this …continue reading 5 More Reasons Why More Data Doesn’t Guarantee Better Decisions

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A Lean Startup Approach to Predictive Clinical Analytics in Healthcare, Part II

In the previous post, we explored why the time is right for healthcare organizations to implement an advanced analytics program as a core capability. To execute on this, I proposed that organizations consider the StartupCommons.org startup framework which outlines three stages of maturity. Using a startup framework to implement this capability encourages thinking about the …continue reading A Lean Startup Approach to Predictive Clinical Analytics in Healthcare, Part II

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Covering Your HPC Workloads with Intel Xeon and Intel Xeon Phi Processors

At industry events and in my interactions with customers, I often encounter people who ask how the Intel® Xeon Phi™ processor compares with the latest Intel® Xeon® processors. Today, with the launch of the new Intel® Xeon® Scalable platform, this is an especially good time to field this question. While both processors are binary compatible, …continue reading Covering Your HPC Workloads with Intel Xeon and Intel Xeon Phi Processors

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History of VR Linked to Penny Arcade

On the brink of a breakthrough moment, virtual reality can trace its roots back to an “experience theater” contraption built in the 1960s. Recently divorced and new to the U.S., Marianne Gyorgy agreed to go on a blind date. The young journalist from Budapest took a bus to New York City’s Port Authority Bus Terminal. … Continued

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Intel stands with Arizona business in support of the City of Phoenix’s antidiscrimination ordinance

This week, Intel joined other Arizona businesses and business organizations signing an amicus brief to the Arizona Court of Appeals, supporting Phoenix’s antidiscrimination ordinance (Phoenix City Code Section 18-4(B)) which, among other things, prohibits discrimination based on sexual orientation and … Read more >

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Precision Health 101—Understanding the Keys to Value

In May, I participated in a Tweet chat called “Precision Health 101 – Understanding the Keys to Value.” While Twitter provides a useful platform for engagement on broad concepts, its brevity necessarily limits the depth of discussion. I thought it might be useful to expand on some of the key concepts that were discussed during …continue reading Precision Health 101—Understanding the Keys to Value

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Digital Fusion – Happening in an Industry Near You

In my last blog, I mentioned that digital transformation and disruption are impacting all industries. The digital and physical worlds are already becoming closely intertwined thanks to the Internet of Things (IoT) embedding intelligence into physical objects. We’re also seeing the digital and biological worlds come together, starting with wearables and ranging into virtual, augmented …continue reading Digital Fusion – Happening in an Industry Near You

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