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TACC deploys new data intensive computing
From insideHPC

TACC deploys new data intensive computing

Found at HPCwire “Corral,” a system for data-intensive computing and storage, is the newest resource to be deployed by the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC)...

Intel charter member of new Consortium on Digital
From insideHPC

Intel charter member of new Consortium on Digital

Late last week energy research company New Energy Finance announced the charter members of a new organization started to develop a better understanding of what...

Cilk Performance
From insideHPC

Cilk Performance

CilkArts has just announced a new tool bundled with its Cilk++ version 1.0.2 release.

More Alpha Hints
From The Eponymous Pickle

More Alpha Hints

Stephen Wolfram talks to Rudy Rucker on his upcoming Alpha release. The work has gotten lots of interest from people like myself who have had long-time interest...

Week in review, Nehalem in the HPC
From insideHPC

Week in review, Nehalem in the HPC

If you don’t regularly check in with HPCwire, my weekly features went up late last week. First up is the fast and furious weekly update, featuring the HPC profession’s...

Sticker Based Contactless
From The Eponymous Pickle

Sticker Based Contactless

Now more than two years ago we saw presentations by vendors pushing contactless payment in smart cards and cellphones. At the time I brought up the fact thatIn...

In time of turmoil, Sun ramping up HPC
From insideHPC

In time of turmoil, Sun ramping up HPC

Sun’s Marc Hamilton wrote on his blog last week about changes lined up for the HPC team there Later this month, we will be announcing the newest upgrades to the...

Tape still greenest storage
From insideHPC

Tape still greenest storage

At least according to this article at Enterprise Systems. And as interest grows in green supercomputing (at the least for minimizing the disruption of extreme power...

Capturing a master node with MS HPC Cluster
From insideHPC

Capturing a master node with MS HPC Cluster

Not sure if this post is too deep to be interesting to more than a few of you, but thought I’d at least point to it. If you’ve ever asked yourself “How do I capture...

Sun board rejects IBM bid, just negotiation or is the whole thing
From insideHPC

Sun board rejects IBM bid, just negotiation or is the whole thing

This is being reported in several places, but I like the Wired version which you can find here The merger of IBM and Sun Microsystems appears to be coming apart...

Nokia
From Putting People First

Nokia

Two new interviews on Nokia’s IdeasProject: Social media may have unforeseen limits John Jordan, a pathbreaking tech consultant and academic, measures social technologies...

Modeling Financial Meltdowns
From The Eponymous Pickle

Modeling Financial Meltdowns

See Ken Karakotsios's work on modeling financial meltdowns. Great example of using simulation economic models while encouraging collective input:" ... This is the...

The rise of the mobile divides
From Putting People First

The rise of the mobile divides

Rich Ling is a sociologist at the Telenor research institute and a visiting professor at the IT University of Copenhagen, who is particularly interested in understanding...

Sunday Link Round-Up on April 5th
From Wild WebMink

Sunday Link Round-Up on April 5th

HADOPI Law Passed - by 12 Votes to 4 Exactly how this can be quorate and just for creating a national law that will offer private business the power to cut citizens...

Designing service design principles
From Putting People First

Designing service design principles

Nick Marsh of Engine Service Design outlines some of his experiences developing service principles: “For the purposes of this discussion, I’m assuming that principles...

Why We Share Knowledge
From The Eponymous Pickle

Why We Share Knowledge

Good post by Nancy Dixon on why we share knowledge. Covers important implications for knowledge management and the roles of people within the enterprise. My own...

Jack Carroll on the history of HCI and interaction design
From Putting People First

Jack Carroll on the history of HCI and interaction design

Grand Old Man of HCI, Jack Carroll, explains the history of Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) and how the field gave birth to User Experience and Interaction Design...

IT and the world
From Putting People First

IT and the world

Richard Heeks reflects in the latest edition of “Communications of the ACM” on how information technology can be best applied to address problems and provide opportunities...

Debunking myths about customer needs
From Putting People First

Debunking myths about customer needs

Marketing Management is a bi-monthly strategic marketing magazine published by the American Marketing Association. The Jan-Feb issue contained a very strong piece...

A post to look at and to act upon
From Putting People First

A post to look at and to act upon

Bruce Sterling and Jasmina Tesanovic need your help. Despite the fact that U.S. citizen Bruce Sterling and Serbian citizen Jasmina Tesanovic have been married for...
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