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TeraGrid conference looking for education, workforce development
From insideHPC

TeraGrid conference looking for education, workforce development

This week 2009 TeraGrid Conference announced it is looking for submissions that highlight successes in training and workforce development — part of HPC’s contribution...

Russian HPC company intros cell-based system at
From insideHPC

Russian HPC company intros cell-based system at

Russian HPC maker T-Platforms, which has sytems on the Top500, is showing off its new cell-based gear at CeBIT this week in Hanover T-Platforms company, the leading...

SiCortex science to science
From insideHPC

SiCortex science to science

SiCortex announced this week that it is beginning a webinar series to highlight the ways in which HPC is used in science…on SiCortex gear, one presumes. In each...

Ada Lovelace DayGuest Blogger:  Barbara Boucher Owens, USA
From ACM-W supporting, celebrating and advocating for Women in Computing

Ada Lovelace DayGuest Blogger: Barbara Boucher Owens, USA

Ada Lovelace Day is March 24, 2009. A movement to promote female role models in technology is underfoot and you can help. But first some background, most of which...

Kindle on the IPhone
From The Eponymous Pickle

Kindle on the IPhone

I have mentioned here several times that I was not willing to drag around yet another device and so was not interested in buying a Kindle. I have tried a number...

Designing the User Interface
From The Eponymous Pickle

Designing the User Interface

A good review, which describes what is new in the book: Designing the User Interface, 5th Edition by Ben Shneiderman and Catherine Plaisant. I have a much earlier...

ConAgra Looks at Store Marketing
From The Eponymous Pickle

ConAgra Looks at Store Marketing

An interview with ConAgra on in-store marketing.

Institute for Large Scale Innovation
From The Eponymous Pickle

Institute for Large Scale Innovation

Just founded by John Kao and Deloitte, of interest:The Institute for Large Scale Innovation (ILSI) is a non-profit organization founded to address three key questions...

Rocks-A-Palooza
From insideHPC

Rocks-A-Palooza

The Rocks cluster toolkit developers have announced the fourth annual Rocks-A-Palooza.

On academic branding
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

On academic branding

Good communication is part of our jobs as researchers. And communicating well, in 2009, means having an effective web presence. When I read someone’s paper, and...

120 more employees laid off at
From insideHPC

120 more employees laid off at

Timothy Prickett Morgan at The Register is reporting today that another 9% of SGI’s workforce has been laid off Supercomputer maker Silicon Graphics has let go...

Caromatherapy
From The Eponymous Pickle

Caromatherapy

The Whiff Guys, sensory specialists, report on caromatheraphy experimentation by Mercedes-Benz. Read it as car-aromatherapy. Admittedly only in the luxury limotheir...

Sites that Excerpt: Legal?
From The Eponymous Pickle

Sites that Excerpt: Legal?

Excerpts from the NYTimes like the one below from the article: Copyright Challenge for Sites That Excerpt, are coming under fire. It is true that most of the challenges...

Cray Forms Indian
From insideHPC

Cray Forms Indian

Cray has announced a new wholly owned subsidiary in India. The senior management at Cray has felt for some time that the company needed to expand its footprint...

NCAR Bill Signed by
From insideHPC

NCAR Bill Signed by

Governor Dave Freudenthal of Wyoming has signed a bill into law that removes a potential bureaucratic bump in building the new National Center for Atmospheric Research...

The Pscyh Angle of the Netflix Prize
From The Eponymous Pickle

The Pscyh Angle of the Netflix Prize

The Netflix prize is a well known example of pattern recognition from a large database. $1,000,000 to anyone that can improve Netflix's movie rating system by at...

Design thinking for the future at LIFT09
From Putting People First

Design thinking for the future at LIFT09

The session devoted to Design Thinking was my personal favourite of the entire 2009 LIFT conference. Beyond the engineers and business’ discourse about the future...

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5 Regular Expressions Every Web Programmer Should Know - I’m Mike

March-April issue of Interactions Magazine devoted to trust
From Putting People First

March-April issue of Interactions Magazine devoted to trust

More and more content of Interactions Magazine is becoming available online. The latest March-April issue is devoted to trust and “explores the idea of assurance...

Consumers in a downturn: a new spending habit? (part 1)
From Putting People First

Consumers in a downturn: a new spending habit? (part 1)

The business channel of The Atlantic Online published this weekend the first of two articles by Grant McCracken on the implications of the recession on consumer...
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