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BPM in Retail
From The Eponymous Pickle

BPM in Retail

Microsoft's presentation on the use of Business Process Management in retail. Well done. BPM should be used much more than it is. It is the simplest form of...

Playing With Wolfram Alpha
From The Noisy Channel

Playing With Wolfram Alpha

Woo hoo, I have preview access to Wolfram Alpha! I’ve only had a short time to play with it, but I can already report that my experience confirms my previously...

Playing With Wolfram Alpha
From The Noisy Channel

Playing With Wolfram Alpha

Woo hoo, I have preview access to Wolfram Alpha! I’ve only had a short time to play with it, but I can already report that my experience confirms my previously...

Research interests should be short-lived?
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Research interests should be short-lived?

How did I come to Computer Science? Through geophysics! I was once given data sets spanning several CD-ROMs. Back then, this was a lot of data!

Daniel Kaplan
From Putting People First

Daniel Kaplan

Daniel Kaplan, CEO of the French Next-Generation Internet Foundation (FING) and one of the driving forces behind the upcoming LIFT conference in Marseilles, France...

UK Met Office Shooting for DC Direct
From insideHPC

UK Met Office Shooting for DC Direct

The UK Met Office is planning to upgrade its supercomputing systems in the next 18 months.

Neuroscience  of Illusion
From The Eponymous Pickle

Neuroscience of Illusion

Teller on the Neuroscience of illusion in Wired. There is something to learn here for the merchandising arts. " .. exploiting gaps in human perception ... " . Via...

Super Micro rack mounts
From insideHPC

Super Micro rack mounts

From an article at The Register, news that Super Micro has a new breed of rack mounted server This doesn’t mean that low-powered Atom and similar processors - like...

German Met installs NEC vector
From insideHPC

German Met installs NEC vector

From news at HPCwire One such national weather service is the German Meteorological Service, called Deutscher Wetterdienst (DWD), based in Offenbach, Germany. Here...

Flywheel UPS business grows, best practices
From insideHPC

Flywheel UPS business grows, best practices

Enterprise IT Planet has posted their green news roundup. Here are a few items of interest to our community: Active Power, makers of flywheel-based UPS for green...

The wisdom of community
From Putting People First

The wisdom of community

In an article on A List Apart, Derek Powazek explores what it means to connect the ideas of James Surowiecki, expressed in his book The Wisdom of Crowds, to the...

First winner announced today, still time to jump in the drawing for this week
From insideHPC

First winner announced today, still time to jump in the drawing for this week

I’ll be spinning the big wheel here at insideHPC HQ (I’ve always wanted to use that thing) to find out who the first week’s winner is in our Bribery is Fair Play...

ACM Washington Update, Vol. 13.4 (May 6, 2009)
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

ACM Washington Update, Vol. 13.4 (May 6, 2009)

CONTENTS [1] Newsletter Highlights [2] Proposed Legislation Would Expand Federal Reach Into Cybersecurity [3] White House Cybersecurity Review Complete [4] U.S...

In cellphone, India reveals an essence
From Putting People First

In cellphone, India reveals an essence

Anand Giridharadas, South Asia correspondent at International Herald Tribune, describes what makes the cellphone special in India, and what it means for democracy...

Multitasking a Myth?
From The Eponymous Pickle

Multitasking a Myth?

A NYT piece on the science of concentration says that concentration, once broken, can take twenty minutes to re-establish. Overviews some of the findings in the...

Exxon Station Locator
From The Eponymous Pickle

Exxon Station Locator

It has been reported that ExxonMobil has released a new station locator using the Google API. It has also been pointed out that the service does not have a form...

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Netezza and Pi Solutions
From The Eponymous Pickle

Netezza and Pi Solutions

Certainly an interesting objective here: "... Pi Solutions and Netezza jointly sponsored a free web seminar focused on how true item-level profitability analytics...

Netezza and Green Business Intelligence
From The Eponymous Pickle

Netezza and Green Business Intelligence

Piece from Insurance Networking News, includes 8 tips to green your business intelligence strategy ... a mention of Netezza, BI appliance innovator: " ... the BI...

Inspiring articles by Elizabeth Churchill of Yahoo! Research
From Putting People First

Inspiring articles by Elizabeth Churchill of Yahoo! Research

If you like the writings by the highly original Elizabeth Churchill, a principal research scientist at Yahoo! Research in charge of the Internet Experiences Group...
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