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A Script for Combining the Outputs of Keyword Spotting Systems

The Keyword Spotting (KWS) task seems to be quite popular lately. For some work I am doing, I have had the need to be able to quickly merge the outputs of multiple systems (and sometimes the same system). 417 more words


Intelligence Agencies Are Happy As Clams Thanks to Heartbleed "Bug"

The Heartbleed “bug” which has affected millions of computer systems and countless hardware devices ranging from telephones, to video conferencing systems, to routers and firewalls –was the result of work done by a German software developer named Robin Seggelmann. 790 more words

Technology And Security

WWV Testing New Frequency

WWV is best known as the “time station.” Based in Fort Collins, CO it broadcasts a second tone and tells listeners the time every minute from their atomic clocks. 57 more words


Accurate to one second in 300 million years

The US National Institute of Standards and Technology has announced a new caesium-based atomic clock, NIST-F2 (see photo above). The clock is accurate to one second in 300 million years. 56 more words


Taking a Chance Pays Off

We would like to congratulate Tarang Hirani for his acceptance into the NIST SURF program for the Summer of 2014. As a rising senior, and a student in the Computational Science major with a minor in Web Development, Tarang is excited to start the program this summer. 307 more words

Hood College

time is atomical

The National Institute of Standards and Technology just got a new clock! And when they get a new clock, they do NOT mess around.

The NIST F-2 will work with the old NIST F-1 to keep time for everything. 311 more words

WADOO!!NEWS: How the U.S. Built the World’s Most Ridiculously Accurate Atomic Clock

Throw out that lame old atomic clock that’s only accurate to a few tens of quadrillionths of a second. The U.S. has introduced a new atomic clock that is three times more accurate than previous devices.