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Agent-Based Complexity Models
From The Eponymous Pickle

Agent-Based Complexity Models

For a request I dug out this article on some work I was involved in a number of years ago, then remembered that I had never posted it here. It is about solving...

UAH Partnering with
From insideHPC

UAH Partnering with

The University of Alabama Huntsville has announced a new partnership with Oak Ridge National Lab.

OSC boosts bioscience with super
From insideHPC

OSC boosts bioscience with super

OSC announced yesterday that they are expanding their IBM Cluster 1350 to add more capacity to the center’s support for state bioscience efforts The Ohio Supercomputer...

Express Parallelism, Don
From insideHPC

Express Parallelism, Don

Provocative title from an article at DevX.com For example, it’s very tempting to use the operating system’s native threading library directly on a multicore platform...

Comparing Cilk++ and
From insideHPC

Comparing Cilk++ and

Multicoreinfo.com points us to an article at Cilk Arts comparing some of the differences between their parallel environment, Cilk++, and OpenMP If your code looks...

Think Like a Startup
From The Eponymous Pickle

Think Like a Startup

I have heard this suggestion many times in the large enterprise. Usually more like: 'What would you invest in if this was your own money?'. Though that was directed...

Alice Sells Toilet Paper
From The Eponymous Pickle

Alice Sells Toilet Paper

Was just pointed to a private beta called Alice. The site appears to want to sell common CPG products at some discount via subscription with free delivery. Using...

Finding Your Customers
From The Eponymous Pickle

Finding Your Customers

Good basic outline about how to find your customers while social networking.

See you at CeBIT?
From Wild WebMink

See you at CeBIT?

Next week is CeBIT, the monster IT trade show that has outlived COMDEX and all the others. Held in Hannover in Germany, it is an exhibition of staggering proportions...

Application Store Analysis
From The Eponymous Pickle

Application Store Analysis

An interesting view of the IPhone application store. Overall sales are increasing, but few apps are used long after purchase. " ... users who download free applications...

Twitter's Fiscal Fate?
From The Eponymous Pickle

Twitter's Fiscal Fate?

Short piece on the state of Twitter. Still attracting lots of people. Collecting eyeballs. It reflects the two minds I have about it. It is a collection of...

Students using podcasting and skipping class
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Students using podcasting and skipping class

According to a recent study, students do better if they skip class and listen to the podcasts. The article has been discussed in the New Scientist and the New York...

Are solo authors less cited?
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Are solo authors less cited?

Sylvie Noël submits to us the following fallacy—which appears in the editorial of a peer-reviewed journal. The editor-in-chief makes the following observation:...

Ethnography and the In-Home Interview.
From The Eponymous Pickle

Ethnography and the In-Home Interview.

Fascinating piece on the the use of in-home interviews by Tesco's Fresh&Easy. " ... did Tesco grasp the method they were using? There is a distressing habit these...

Gut Feelings: Intelligence of the Unconscious
From The Eponymous Pickle

Gut Feelings: Intelligence of the Unconscious

Gerd Gigerenzer is the director of the Center for Adaptive Behavior and Cognition at the Max Planck Institute. I have been reading his 2007 book: Gut Feelings:...

The word of the day is
From insideHPC

The word of the day is

I freaking love this story, from the UK’s Webuser site. A supercomputer used to predict which words may soon fall out of common use in the English language. The...

Asian
From insideHPC

Asian

The Top500 list started it all, and then came the Russian Top50. Now there is an Asian Top500. Why the new list? ince 1993, www.TOP500.org has taken the initiative...

One million for the
From insideHPC

One million for the

CPU hours, that is. From a release posted at HPCwire earlier this week: The National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) in collaboration with the Institute...

Fusion-IO: a little bit of Woz and a lot of
From insideHPC

Fusion-IO: a little bit of Woz and a lot of

CNet News ran a feature yesterday about Fusion-IO, about whom we have previously written. Steve Wozniak joined Fusion-IO as its chief scientist recently, at least...

ISC
From insideHPC

ISC

Found at HPCwire this am, news that the 2009 program for ISC (in Hamburg this time, a lovely city) is set: In addition to world-renowned keynote speakers, ISC’09...
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