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InsideTrack: SGI notifying customers that the Rackable acquisition has been
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InsideTrack: SGI notifying customers that the Rackable acquisition has been

SGI has begun notifying customers that the judge in its bankruptcy case approved the sale of SGI to Rackable during the hearing today in district court. The deal...

Attracting Young Women and Minorities To Computing
From Computer Science Teachers Association

Attracting Young Women and Minorities To Computing

As part of my work on the CSTA Leadership Cohort, a Southern New Jersey Shore Chapter of CSTA has been created. On Tuesday, March 26th Dr. David Klappholz fromThe...

Bull reports Q1, growth in
From insideHPC

Bull reports Q1, growth in

Bull is not listed on any of the American stock exchanges, which means that they have different rules about what news they have to share with investors. In particular...

Lindstrom Among World's Most Influential
From The Eponymous Pickle

Lindstrom Among World's Most Influential

I see that Time Magazine has declared sensory marketing expert Martin Lindstrom, author of the recent best-seller Buyology, is among the world's hundred most influential...

NESTA
From Putting People First

NESTA

NESTA, the UK Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts, just announced that it has undertaken research which leads it to believe the UK is unprepared for...

PSC Debuts Dynamic Science
From insideHPC

PSC Debuts Dynamic Science

The Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center has debuted a new dyanmic science teaching tool geared towards high school and undergraduate students.

Court docket for SGI
From insideHPC

Court docket for SGI

SGI is in Judge Martin Glenn’s courtroom this morning. Here is the relevant part of Judge Glenn’s docket today 10 am : Silicon Graphics, Inc. RE: Doc #177; Objection...

Bill Moggridge wins Cooper-Hewitt Lifetime Achievement Award
From Putting People First

Bill Moggridge wins Cooper-Hewitt Lifetime Achievement Award

Today, Cooper-Hewitt Director Paul Warwick Thompson announced the winners and finalists of the 2009 National Design Awards, which recognise excellence across a...

links for 2009-04-30
From Wild WebMink

links for 2009-04-30

Name of deadly flu virus causes consternation EU officials clearly not considering the impact on the book industry of their proposed...

IBM
From insideHPC

IBM

The Register’s Timothy Prickett Morgan has written up a detailed account

Intel tops EPA green power rankings, IBM, HP, Sun
From insideHPC

Intel tops EPA green power rankings, IBM, HP, Sun

Timothy Prickett Morgan has an article at The Register today about the EPA’s latest quarterly ranking of organizations who report their renewable power consumption...

More free computational science courses, deadline May
From insideHPC

More free computational science courses, deadline May

The Great Lakes Consortium for Petascale Computation (one of the Blue Waters partners) is announcing a May 18 deadline for application to two free computational...

A selection of CHI2009 papers
From Putting People First

A selection of CHI2009 papers

Today I spent some time looking through the CHI 2009 papers. Here is a personal selection (and you need an ACM membership to access them): A comparative study of...

President Obama Addresses the National Academies
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

President Obama Addresses the National Academies

On Monday, President Obama spoke before the National Academies during the National Academy of Sciences' Annual meeting. Both audio and video of the address are...

EnSight CFD
From insideHPC

EnSight CFD

This week visualization software provider CEI, maker of EnSight, announced the launch of EnSight CFD This new CFD visualization product has an interface specifically...

Green design can add to costs, but that isn
From insideHPC

Green design can add to costs, but that isn

From Enterprise IT Planet’s weekly news roundup, a few items of green news that you can drop at your next center staff meeting IT hosting company The Planet unveiled...

Obama sets goal for largest R&D investment in US
From insideHPC

Obama sets goal for largest R&D investment in US

Peter Harsha covered this a couple days ago at the CRA’s Policy Blog, but I managed to miss it then. The President used a speech before the members of the National...

Sun reports Q3, posts
From insideHPC

Sun reports Q3, posts

A lot went wrong for Sun’s business in the third quarter: Revenues for the third quarter of fiscal 2009 were $2.614 billion, as compared with $3.266 billion for...

Behind Blue
From insideHPC

Behind Blue

My pal Bill Kramer (who I just interviewed as part of a project I’m doing that I’ll talk more about in a week or so) has center stage in a video NCSA just released...

Is Interaction Design a dead-end job?
From Putting People First

Is Interaction Design a dead-end job?

Tim McCoy of Cooper thinks it is, at least as a service offering and a career path. “IDEO
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