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Microsoft Augmented Reality
From The Eponymous Pickle

Microsoft Augmented Reality

Interesting piece I just got to on augmented reality work at Microsoft. Augmented reality has always been of interest to me as a way to overlay data in retail...

Internet Privacy Bill Possible in this Congress
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

Internet Privacy Bill Possible in this Congress

The Bits blog at The New York Times recently ran an interview with Representative Rick Boucher (D-VA) the new Chair of the Subcommittee on Communications, Technology...

Free Software and Copyright Law
From The Eponymous Pickle

Free Software and Copyright Law

Legal thoughts from a presentation by Richard Stallman. Once again the very odd implications of copyright law.

Dimensions of compelling mobile experiences
From Putting People First

Dimensions of compelling mobile experiences

Dave Zuvernik, senior user research specialist on Adobe XD

Haptic Jackets
From The Eponymous Pickle

Haptic Jackets

Haptics are the study of using touch as input or output. Touch is a hard sense to deliver or detect precisely. Now the promise of a 'haptic jacket' which will...

Forcing Dutch procurement to be transparent
From Wild WebMink

Forcing Dutch procurement to be transparent

You may remember last September I published an interview with crusading Dutch IT journalist Brenno de Winter. During our meeting, we discussed the sorry state of...

From Springenwerk Blog

WWDC 2009 - Got My Ticket

This year, Apple has waited excruciatingly long to announce the dates for their annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC). Last year they announced the dates...

My Day at the Library of Congress
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

My Day at the Library of Congress

A contribution from Susan Graham, the Pehong Chen Professor of Computer Science at the University of California at Berkeley, and co-chair of the CCC Council: I

LONI Gains 4.77 Tflops With
From insideHPC

LONI Gains 4.77 Tflops With

The Louisiana Optical Network Initiative [LONI], today announced that it has gained an additional 4.77 Tflop of computational capacity with its latest supercomputer...

Click on Image
From The Eponymous Pickle

Click on Image

An interesting new startup that combines crowdsourcing with the ability to click on pictures within images to order products.

Blog Typology Analysis
From The Eponymous Pickle

Blog Typology Analysis

Archetype analyze a blog. This blog is classified as INTJ (Introversion, Intuitive, Thinking, Judgemental), not surprising, a classic Jungian-based Myers-Briggs...

CERN and Argonne use science clouds for
From insideHPC

CERN and Argonne use science clouds for

Their phrase, not mine…here, I’ll prove it. From the release A novel system is enabling high energy physicists at CERN in Switzerland, to make production runs that...

9 operating systems that time
From insideHPC

9 operating systems that time

Matt Lake, waxes nostalgic at Computerworld and remembers 10 operating systems from the halcyon days of yore (that’s right, I said “yore”). You’re not really supposed...

IBM shifts 5,000 US jobs overseas
From insideHPC

IBM shifts 5,000 US jobs overseas

This is reported in several places, but I’ll link you to John Oates at The Register. According to the story IBM is cutting 5,000 jobs today, mostly in the US and...

NVIDIA:
From insideHPC

NVIDIA:

At the beginning of March I pointed to a story in which Michael Hara, SVP of Investor Relations for NVIDIA, was quoted saying that it would “make sense” for NVIDIA...

Profile Update
From The Eponymous Pickle

Profile Update

I just updated my Linkedin Profile, including a new recommendation. As part of some of my previous work I maintain a presence in a number of social networking...

Linux on Wall
From insideHPC

Linux on Wall

Doug over at ClusterMonkey has a post today on the upcoming Linux on Wall Street event If you are in the North Jersey/New York/Connecticut (and even Pennsylvania)...

ScalableInformatics intros GPU+Cell
From insideHPC

ScalableInformatics intros GPU+Cell

Michigan-based HPC storage and compute provider ScalableInformatics announced today that they are now offering IBM’s Cell in their Tesla-based workstations The...

Freeman Dyson
From The Eponymous Pickle

Freeman Dyson

Good NYT mag piece on my long time, very iconoclastic hero, physicist Freeman Dyson. His WP article is also a good summary.

One Version of the Truth in Business Intelligence
From The Eponymous Pickle

One Version of the Truth in Business Intelligence

From eCommerce Times:" ... After spending lots of time and money on business intelligence reporting and analysis, many companies often find themselves with multiple...
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