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Sun
From insideHPC

Sun

Sun’s CEO is doing a series on his blog about his company’s strategic imperatives: 1. Technology Adoption 2. Commercial Innovation 3. Efficiently Connecting 1....

Alan Cooper on the similarities between interaction designers and agile programmers
From Putting People First

Alan Cooper on the similarities between interaction designers and agile programmers

During the Agile 2008 conference, Amr Elssamadisy interviewed Alan Cooper, the father of Visual Basic and supporter of interaction design. He talked about his contact...

Google Voice is Coming
From The Eponymous Pickle

Google Voice is Coming

I have used Google-acquired Grandcentral for about a year now. It has been very useful, especially if you need to consolidate multiple numbers such as landlineGoogle...

Friday link roundup on March 13
From Wild WebMink

Friday link roundup on March 13

USDOJ: OPA: Publicly Distributed Documents The documents themselves are fascinating, but the fact they are being made available (at least initially) as PDFs ofIBM...

What Matters at McKinsey
From Putting People First

What Matters at McKinsey

Consulting firm McKinsey has just launched a new website, called What Matters, that is an extensive collection of essays and interviews with opinion formers around...

Designing the democratic
From Putting People First

Designing the democratic

Jamie Owen, a visual information specialist for a training arm of the USA Department of Veterans Affairs argues on Boxes and Arrows that thinking outside of our...

Neurofocus Expands
From The Eponymous Pickle

Neurofocus Expands

Nielsen funded Neurofocus has announced its purchase of European based Neuroco to form what is likely the largest company that is applying Neuromarketing concepts...

Skittles Data Mining
From The Eponymous Pickle

Skittles Data Mining

Data mining the Skittles social media experiment by Manya Mayes, SAS text mining strategist. Not a lot of results yet, indicates more to come. Good pointers about...

Pi Day Challenge
From Computer Science Teachers Association

Pi Day Challenge

As head of CSTA's Professional Development Committee, I received the following message, which I thought might be of interest to many of you: My name is Matthew...

Australia says world
From insideHPC

Australia says world

An article featured in The Western Australian yesterday outlines the region’s hopes for winning the Square Kilometre Array deepspace telescope bid, and getting...

YouTube video: cloud computing a disruptive
From insideHPC

YouTube video: cloud computing a disruptive

Found via AMDOpteron on Twitter (follow insideHPC), a YouTube video from the IDC Cloud Computing Forum in San Francisco with brief on camera thoughts from IDC,...

Even supercomputers not yet close to the raw power of human
From insideHPC

Even supercomputers not yet close to the raw power of human

Scientific American has a blog post this week about the IEEE’s 125th anniversary event. During the event one of the scientists present commented on his DARPA-funded...

Benmarking for HPC: focus on the whole
From insideHPC

Benmarking for HPC: focus on the whole

Short post on one of the Intel blogs about benchmarking in HPC, and the need to focus (or refocus, as the author frames it) on total application performance Want...

FOWA Dublin 2009 Recap
From Springenwerk Blog

FOWA Dublin 2009 Recap

I think there are 2 letters to sum up this event: OK. Content-wise, it was between OK and great. The organization of the event was terrible, though: The venue was...

New HPC platform aimed at financial
From insideHPC

New HPC platform aimed at financial

Kuberre Systems announced a new HPC platform today aimed primarily at the financial services industry. The platform, called HANSA, bundles hardware and software...

Sony TV Includes a Scanner
From The Eponymous Pickle

Sony TV Includes a Scanner

Storefrontbacktalk posts about a new Sony TV's remote which can act as a touchless RFID scanner. Nice idea.

Tide T-Shirts for Disaster Relief
From The Eponymous Pickle

Tide T-Shirts for Disaster Relief

Buy a T shirt in the Loads of Hope program and provide proceeds for disaster relief and advertise the idea. The idea is going viral and seems to be working. I...

Universal Access to Knowledge?
From The Eponymous Pickle

Universal Access to Knowledge?

See In O'Reilly Radar, by Linda Stone, about the recent settlement between Google and publishers regarding the scanning of books. There now appears to be some...

Wednesday links on March 11
From Wild WebMink

Wednesday links on March 11

Lantana: Caroline Herring Flawless, dark, American folk music delivered with cool precision. One of my picks of SXSW this year.New York: Tax break for open source...

Data Center World Day 1 links
From insideHPC

Data Center World Day 1 links

Data Center Knowledge’s Rich Miller just posted a links roundup from day one of AFCOM’s Data Center World conference, with pointers to coverage and press releases...
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