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Using virtualization to make many servers look like one
From insideHPC

Using virtualization to make many servers look like one

ScaleMP founder and CEO Shai Fultheim has an article today at the Virtualization Journal extolling the benefits of using server virtualization to aggregate many...

Timelapse installation of Ireland
From insideHPC

Timelapse installation of Ireland

Last week SGI posted a release about the installation of a 2,500 core Altix ICE in Ireland last November. The system peaks at 25 TFLOPS, and made it to slot 117...

Concurrent Thinking updates cluster
From insideHPC

Concurrent Thinking updates cluster

UK-based Concurrent Thinking announced this week the release of the latest version of their cluster appliances. From the release …these bring unprecedented simplicity...

Leadership Cohort Update - February 2009
From Computer Science Teachers Association

Leadership Cohort Update - February 2009

Since the beginning of January, Leadership Cohort members have been instrumental in establishing new local chapters for the Southern New Jersey Shore and Houston...

Congress Finalizes Massive Boost in Science Funding
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

Congress Finalizes Massive Boost in Science Funding

Late last night Congress released the first high-level details on the final agreement for the American Recovery and Reinvestment package. (For background, this...

Seismic shift in Internet age mass
From Putting People First

Seismic shift in Internet age mass


Harsh Truths About Corporate Web Sites
From The Eponymous Pickle

Harsh Truths About Corporate Web Sites

An interesting article. Has some good points. One thing I did not agree with was that a company should suggest that its employees publicly blog and Tweet, as...

Cellphone Location or Spying?
From The Eponymous Pickle

Cellphone Location or Spying?

Google Latitude has brought it up again ... more on cell phone location.

Sim visits 'Go Girls Go for IT' in AustraliaGuest Blogger:  Annemieke Craig, Australia
From ACM-W supporting, celebrating and advocating for Women in Computing

Sim visits 'Go Girls Go for IT' in AustraliaGuest Blogger: Annemieke Craig, Australia

The last years of secondary school are important for thinking about what careers students can consider. Declining number of females studying computing at tertiary...

Academic applied research is
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Academic applied research is

While pure theory is wasteful, bringing applied research to academia is equally wasteful! Applied research seeks to produce applied results. These results are...

Cray announces Q4 and 2008 results, posts paper
From insideHPC

Cray announces Q4 and 2008 results, posts paper

Cray announced its financial results for both Q4 and its fiscal year ended December 31. For 2008, Cray reported revenue of $282.9 million and a net loss of ($31...

Future of Newspapers
From The Eponymous Pickle

Future of Newspapers

Nick Carr examines the future of newspapers: Smaller, tighter, hybrids, micropayments or just mostly gone?

Update on CCC Robotics
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Update on CCC Robotics

The CCC-sponsored

NVIDIA Releases Q4
From insideHPC

NVIDIA Releases Q4

NVIDIA has released its financial results for the fourth quarter of FY2009.

The Internet of Things and mobile devices
From Putting People First

The Internet of Things and mobile devices

Ajit Jaokar, founder of futuretext, just wrote a somewhat technical article on his blog where he discusses the basic ideas and significance of the Internet of Things...

Book: The Language of Things
From Putting People First

Book: The Language of Things

The Language of Things: Understanding the World of Desirable Objects by Deyan Sudjic Publisher: W.W. Norton & Co. (June 1, 2009) Hardcover: 224 pages Description...

Becoming a customer experience-driven business
From Putting People First

Becoming a customer experience-driven business

Peter Merholz, founding partner and president of Adaptive Path, now writes the “Experience Matters” column for the revamped HarvardBusiness.org where he tries “to...

Designing people-centred policy: how can user centred design help public services?
From Putting People First

Designing people-centred policy: how can user centred design help public services?

Nick Marsh of Engine Service Design contemplates how user-centred design can help public services. How do we enable patients with chronic conditions to take care...

From Springenwerk Blog

Links for 2009-02-10 [del.icio.us]

Rails versus Django · SuperJared.com I attempted to gather my thoughts into some elaborate explanation, delving into the subtleties and intricacies surrounding...

Details on Intel
From insideHPC

Details on Intel

Pointer from Multicoreinfo.com to an article at Ars Technica providing a peek at some of the details of Intel’s forthcoming 8-core chip At an ISSCC session Monday...
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