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Bernie Hogan: "Networking in Everyday Life"
From Apophenia

Bernie Hogan: "Networking in Everyday Life"

One of the coolest things about being at Microsoft Research is that there are systems in place that make it very easy to collaborate with faculty at other institutions...

Power efficient servers, virtualization, and green
From insideHPC

Power efficient servers, virtualization, and green

We’ve been talking a bit here lately about the uses of virtualization in HPC, and there are strong advocates on both sides of the question. The general roar of...

Nokia
From Putting People First

Nokia

Two new interviews on Nokia’s IdeasProject: Cheap sensors are transformative Monitor Networks CEO Chris Meyer sees tremendous possibilities in the observation and...

Appro and Terascala Partner on
From insideHPC

Appro and Terascala Partner on

Appro and Terascala announced a partnership this morning to deliver Appro’s Xtreme-X and HyperGreen Blade Cluster solutions in conjunction with Terascala’s MTS...

Modeling and SImulation
From The Eponymous Pickle

Modeling and SImulation

David E.Goldberg passes along a slideshow describing an interdisciplinary course on modeling and simulation at the Olin COllege of Engineering. Well done.

STFC Daresbury Laboratory
From insideHPC

STFC Daresbury Laboratory

More news from the UK’s Streamline Computing, this time about a new system to be installed at the UK Science and Technology Facilities Council

SiCortex says Nehalem is too little, too
From insideHPC

SiCortex says Nehalem is too little, too

SiCortex is one of the few HPC vendors who doesn’t have at least one product line in the Nehalem refresh fest that marked today’s chip launch. Of course their gear...

Nehalem-EP, world. World, meet
From insideHPC

Nehalem-EP, world. World, meet

It wasn’t out when I looked before work this morning, but by the time I got home and got the laptop back out, the news was fully distributed. Intel’s Xeon 5500...

Laws of Simplicity
From The Eponymous Pickle

Laws of Simplicity

Reading John Maeda's 2006 book The Laws of Simplicity: Design, Technology, Business Life. Nicely done so far, and simple. I am reminded of Einstein's quote that...

Silicon Graphics Supports Nehalem on ICE: Complete with
From insideHPC

Silicon Graphics Supports Nehalem on ICE: Complete with

On the tails on Intel’s official release of their latest Xeon silicon, deemed Nehalem, Silicon Graphics have announced support for the new chip in their ICE cluster...

According to Otellini, Sun Was Shopped
From insideHPC

According to Otellini, Sun Was Shopped

In a recent SEC filing, Intel CEO Paul Otellini made a few comments regarding the recent news that IBM has expressed interest to open their [very large] wallet...

Homeland Security Secretary Puts REAL ID on Back Burner
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

Homeland Security Secretary Puts REAL ID on Back Burner

The new Secretary of Homeland Security, Janet Napolitano, indicated on Friday that there were many flaws and problems with the REAL ID law, which is intended to...

Do High School Computer Science Teachers Want a Professional Organization?
From Computer Science Teachers Association

Do High School Computer Science Teachers Want a Professional Organization?

There is no doubt that High School Computer Science Teachers need a professional organization. We are often the lone voice in the wilderness, under appreciated...

Seeking: Boston-based developer for prototyping work with moi
From Apophenia

Seeking: Boston-based developer for prototyping work with moi

Back in the day, I used to build interactive visualizations and other tools to mark up and analyze data. My research agenda is leading me back there and so Microsoft...

UPCRC Illinois Summer School for Multicore
From insideHPC

UPCRC Illinois Summer School for Multicore

The Universal Parallel Computing Research Center has announced a series of courses this summer designed to introduce programmers to multicore programming paradigms...

Symposium Summary: Distinguished Lecture
From CERIAS Blog

Symposium Summary: Distinguished Lecture

A summary written by Nabeel Mohamed. The main focus of the talk was to highlight the need for “information-centric security” over existing infrastructure centric...

Symposium Summary: Fireside Chat
From CERIAS Blog

Symposium Summary: Fireside Chat

A panel summary by Utsav Mittal. Panel Members: Eugene H. Spafford, CERIAS Ron Ritchey, IATAC John Thompson, Symantec It’s an enlightening experience to listen...

Symposium Summary: Security in the Cloud Panel
From CERIAS Blog

Symposium Summary: Security in the Cloud Panel

A panel summary by Ashish Kamra. Panel Members: Lorenzo D. Martino, College of Technology, Purdue University Keith Watson, CERIAS, Purdue University Dennis R...

Symposium Summary: Transitive Security & Standards Adoption Panel
From CERIAS Blog

Symposium Summary: Transitive Security & Standards Adoption Panel

A panel summary by Jason Ortiz. Panel Members: Pascal Meunier, CERIAS, Purdue University Tim Grance, NIST Shimon Modi, Biometrics Standards, Performance and...

Monsters vs. Aliens: 100 Terabytes, 1,000 years of rendering, and
From insideHPC

Monsters vs. Aliens: 100 Terabytes, 1,000 years of rendering, and

The boys and I saw Monsters vs. Aliens this weekend. They loved it, I enjoyed it, and I was astonished at the visual quality of what used to be the hard stuff in...
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