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Compressed bitmaps in Java
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Compressed bitmaps in Java

A bitmap is an efficient array of boolean values. They are commonly used in bitmap indexes. The Java language has a bitmap class: BitSet. Unfortunately, the Java...

One of the fathers of academic blogging is back
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

One of the fathers of academic blogging is back

Seb Paquet resumed blogging. Why should you go subscribe to his new blog? At some point, he was one of the most read bloggers in the world. He is one of the first...

Altair Releases Personal
From insideHPC

Altair Releases Personal

HPCWire: Altair released a new version of their popular batch scheduling software package, deemed Personal PBS.

Geek Chic
From Computer Science Teachers Association

Geek Chic

A recent article in the New York Times In 'Geek Chic' and Obama, New Hope for Lifting Women in Science offered hope that the new administration would act on efforts...

Bullish
From The Eponymous Pickle

Bullish

With lots of fear mongering and money being thrown around it is good to see that some companies are still pushing private enterprise and being bullish about ad....

Advice to upcoming Ph.D.s
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Advice to upcoming Ph.D.s

As a comment to my previous post, Steven wrote: Any advice for someone that thought a Ph.D. in Computer Science was a good idea in 2004 that plan to graduate in...

Cray Clears Common Criteria
From insideHPC

Cray Clears Common Criteria

Cray has announced that their Cray Linux Environment [CLE] has just been certified under the Common Criteria Evaluation and Validation Scheme.

Success in Open Innovation
From The Eponymous Pickle

Success in Open Innovation

In a recent review post of the book: Crowdsourcing by Jeff Howe I mentioned P&G's use of Innocentive for open innovation. A competitor of Innocentive is NineSigma...

BYO Supercomputer. Worth
From insideHPC

BYO Supercomputer. Worth

NetworkWorld posted a feature article this morning on Bruce Allen, astrophysicist turned supercomputer manufacturer.

Age Perception Game
From The Eponymous Pickle

Age Perception Game

An age perception game: How Old are You?. Testing several things: How well can a person determine the age of a person from varying styles of images? And how...

Supercomputing in the US Senate stimulus
From insideHPC

Supercomputing in the US Senate stimulus

A PAC called the Senate Conservatives Fund, who according to their website are “dedicated to electing true conservatives to the United States Senate,” is highlighting...

Getting more from your power dollar in the
From insideHPC

Getting more from your power dollar in the

Article in EE Times last week on the inefficiencies of power delivery in datacenters these days, particularly supercomputing data centers. The problem? Conversions...

Intel launches ScienceSim virtual world for education and visualization, ties in with
From insideHPC

Intel launches ScienceSim virtual world for education and visualization, ties in with

In a post on Intel’s Research blog late last week, John Hengeveld announced an open invitation for ScienceSim Today we are publically [sic] inviting others to come...

Webinar on using Jacket and GPUs to speed up
From insideHPC

Webinar on using Jacket and GPUs to speed up

NVIDIA is hosting a Tesla GPU Computing Webinar on Thursday, February 5 at 2:00pm EST. Melissa sent me an email with the details, which I paste in below for your...

ACM Washington Update, Vol. 13.1 (February 2, 2009)
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

ACM Washington Update, Vol. 13.1 (February 2, 2009)

CONTENTS [1] Newsletter Highlights [2] Economic Stimulus to include Science and Technology [3] Net Neutrality Connected to Broadband Stimulus [4] ACM Urges Obama...

Superbowl Ad Analysis
From The Eponymous Pickle

Superbowl Ad Analysis

Roger Dooley on Neuromarketing analysis of Superbowl advertisements..

Proactive Merchandising
From The Eponymous Pickle

Proactive Merchandising

It is an old idea to connect sensors to advertisements and make them respond to people. As simple as motion sensors; my local 'Jungle Jims' has a huge Campbell's...

IBM Integrates 2.0
From The Eponymous Pickle

IBM Integrates 2.0

IBM using Twitter and a further case study and short slide show on corporate culture and social media. After connecting with them for several years have been impressed...

New report: Mobile phones as media platforms in the global south
From Putting People First

New report: Mobile phones as media platforms in the global south

African peasants paint their mobile phone number over their front doors. Indian slum dwellers buy SIM cards to use on friends

NPS Supercomputer
From insideHPC

NPS Supercomputer

From the desk of Richard Hickey: I had the pleasure of attending the dedication for the new HPC at the Naval Postgraduate school today. NPS High Performance Computing...
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