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Two-thirds of the world

Mobile phones: the silver bullet to bridge the digital divide?
From Putting People First

Mobile phones: the silver bullet to bridge the digital divide?

In a long post Roxanna Samii reports on her blog on the role of the mobile phone in developing countries, and more in particular on the Gash Barka region in Eritrea...

Educating NITRD
From Computer Science Teachers Association

Educating NITRD

As far as obscure government acronyms go, NITRD is a pretty good one. It stands for the National Information Technology Research and Development program. This program...

Data Visualization Reinventing Online Storytelling
From The Eponymous Pickle

Data Visualization Reinventing Online Storytelling

Nice AdAge piece about the topic. I think that this can be taken further than just making data accessible, but also making it more valuable by making it interactive...

You
From insideHPC

You

Hello everyone. We’ve been busy as beavers here at insideHPC HQ, and we’ve got a lot of things coming for you in the next few months. A facelift, some new content...

Google and WPP Fund Neuromarketing Work
From The Eponymous Pickle

Google and WPP Fund Neuromarketing Work

The post includes other links and brings up ethical concerns. They have been working on eyetracking for years. Have seen impressive presentations on that work...

Fault tolerance workshop getting underway
From insideHPC

Fault tolerance workshop getting underway

Dan Katz at Louisiana State University sent me a note this morning letting us know that the TeraGrid’s 2009 Fault Tolerance Workshop, “Fault Tolerance for Extreme...

Sun sells new systems in Australia, billed as southern hemisphere
From insideHPC

Sun sells new systems in Australia, billed as southern hemisphere

insideHPC’s man down under sent us a note today letting us know that winner in the competition for new supers at the Australian Bureau of Meteorology and the Australian...

Platform Computing Announces New Cluster Management
From insideHPC

Platform Computing Announces New Cluster Management

Platform Computing has announced the latest addition to its cluster management tool chain.

University of Manitoba Announces HPC
From insideHPC

University of Manitoba Announces HPC

The University of Manitoba has announced that they will build a new high performance computing facility.

Rackable ready to run hot, innovates on power
From insideHPC

Rackable ready to run hot, innovates on power

Rackable has announced a new scale out computing solution that runs at temps up to 104 degrees F, and moves to per-cabinet (instead of per-server or per-blade)...

Outline of Predictably Irrational
From The Eponymous Pickle

Outline of Predictably Irrational

An outline of Dan Ariely's book: Predictably Irrational, which I previously reviewed. Via the Noisy Channel. Nicely done.

SC09 announces suite of focus
From insideHPC

SC09 announces suite of focus

This week SC09 announced (warning, PDF) the focus areas for its technical program. This year the conference is placing special emphasis on biocomputing, sustainability...

Cray launches new XT5m midrange
From insideHPC

Cray launches new XT5m midrange

At a workshop today co-hosted by Cray and the High Performance Computing Center Stuttgart (HLRS) in Stuttgart, Cray announced a new midrange line of supercomputers...

What Makes a Top-10 CS Department?
From CSDiary

What Makes a Top-10 CS Department?

I’ve just returned from a visit to KAIST, the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, in Daejeon, South Korea. As far as “big government bets” go, KAIST...

Many Things We Can Do
From Computer Science Teachers Association

Many Things We Can Do

While riding across the California desert on my way to California CUE (Computer Using Educators), reading several RSS feed captures, and trying to decide upon a...

Educating NITRD
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

Educating NITRD

As far as obscure government acronyms go, NITRD is a pretty good one. It stands for the National Information Technology Research and Development program. This...

Brand IP Interview
From The Eponymous Pickle

Brand IP Interview

Interview with Keith Harrison, Supply Chain Strategist at P&G, A lesson in brand Intellectual Property. How does a supply chain strategist think about brand intellectual...

Shopportunity Book
From The Eponymous Pickle

Shopportunity Book

Read Kate Newlin's 2006 book: Shopportunity: How to be a Retail Revolutionary. She is a former president of Faith Popcorn's company: Brainreserve. She also worked...

Sun stock up in Europe on news that IBM in talks to buy
From insideHPC

Sun stock up in Europe on news that IBM in talks to buy

Joe at Scalability.org points us to a story in the NYT with news that IBM is talking with Sun about buying their company. Sun Microsystems soared in European trading...
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