Monday, July 17, 2017

GPUs in action

AI Learns to Lip-Sync From Audio Clips
University of Washington researchers developed a deep learning-based system that converts audio files into realistic mouth shapes, which are then grafted onto and blended with the head of that person from another existing video.
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Turn Your Selfies Into Chat Stickers
The developers of Prisma, Apple’s 2016 iPhone App of the Year, launched their second AI-based app called Sticky AI that turns your selfies into stickers to use in messages and on social networks.
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Simulating Chemical Attacks to Save Lives
Researchers at University of Texas at San Antonio used a GPU-accelerated supercomputer to develop an early-warning intelligence system that could alert civilians to impending danger.
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Deep Learning Key Copying Service
New York-based startup KeyMe recently raised $20 million in a Series B funding allows you to scan a key, either via mobile app or at one of their thousands in-store kiosk, and then ships you a key when you want a copy, or you can have one printed instantly at a kiosk.
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NVIDIA Grant Alert: Up to $400K Available for Cancer Research
The NVIDIA Foundation is now accepting proposals for its annual Compute the Cure Cancer Research grant program, which supports researchers using innovative computing methods to advance the fight against cancer.
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https://news.developer.nvidia.com/nvidia-grant-alert-up-to-400k-available-for-cancer-research/

Friday, July 14, 2017

Testing the AD User Authentication with Centrify

Test 1: Test with SSH
The simplest way is to enable SSH and connect to it.

Test 2: Test with adinfo
# adinfo -A --user user1
Active Directory password:
Password for user "user1" is correct

Test 3: Test using kinit
# /usr/share/centrifydc/kerberos/bin/kinit user1

# /usr/share/centrifydc/kerberos/bin/klist
Ticket cache: FILE:/tmp/krb5cc_0
Default principal: user2@test.com
.....
.....
Valid starting       Expires           Service principal
.....
.....

References:
  1. Centrify is in connected mode but users are unable to login.

IBM ChatBot via Watson

Why You Should Try IBM Watson Conversation Service
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_8ZjhqsJreE
Introducing Watson Virtual Agent
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g2f-RT0EjPg
Watson Virtual Agent Demo
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lwg5yAuanPg

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Testing the AD User Authentication with Centrify

Test 1: Test with SSH
The simplest way is to enable SSH and connect to it.

Test 2: Test with adinfo
# adinfo -A --user user1
Active Directory password:
Password for user "user1" is correct

Test 3: Test using kinit
# /usr/share/centrifydc/kerberos/bin/kinit user1
# /usr/share/centrifydc/kerberos/bin/klist
Ticket cache: FILE:/tmp/krb5cc_0
Default principal: user2@test.com
.....
.....
Valid starting       Expires           Service principal
.....
.....
References:
  1. Centrify is in connected mode but users are unable to login.

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Installing Octave with HDF5 on CentOS 6.8 with yum

If you are installing octave on CentOS6 and you wish to install HDF5, you may want to pull HDF5 from EPEL instead of RPMFORGE. You may have both repositories so you have to disable RPMFORGE first

# yum-config-manager --disable rpmforge

Install Octave with HDF5

# yum install octave hdf5 hdf5-devel