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USACM Makes E-Government Recommendations
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

USACM Makes E-Government Recommendations

With the explosion of user-created content on the web, it is clear that the Federal government should take advantage of this trend by adopting policies that promote...

SGI announces Q2, posts
From insideHPC

SGI announces Q2, posts

SGI announced its fiscal results today for the quarter ending December 26, 2008. Revenue was down, and losses were up compare to the preceding quarter Revenue for...

Skip the Ph.D., go straight to research
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Skip the Ph.D., go straight to research

Satpalparmar got bad grades from an unknown university. He wants to become a researcher. And he asks me for advice. I got good grades and a Ph.D. from one of the...

Service thinking
From Putting People First

Service thinking

The UK service design consultancy live|work has published an excellent manifesto on service thinking: “We have identified three key service imperatives that must...

Andrew
From insideHPC

Andrew

Our friend Andrew Jones has published his latest HPC-centric piece for ZDnet/UK.

Search at Kimberly-Clark
From The Eponymous Pickle

Search at Kimberly-Clark

Short overview. Enterprise search is an interesting problem. In part because few enterprise documents are linked the way Web posts are. So the prioritization...

U of Toronto to Build IBM
From insideHPC

U of Toronto to Build IBM

The University of Toronto and IBM are expected to announce plans to build the fastest supercomputer in Canada.

OSC Expanding Glenn
From insideHPC

OSC Expanding Glenn

The state of Ohio’s controller board recently approved a request from the Ohio Supercomputing Center [OSC] totaling $4 million.

David Orban on the spime innovations and its dilemmas
From Putting People First

David Orban on the spime innovations and its dilemmas

David Orban, founder & chief evangelist of WideTag, Inc. (OpenSpime) and advisor to the newly announced Singularity University, recently spoke at TechnoArk in Switzerland...

RCA Design Interactions
From Putting People First

RCA Design Interactions

Matt Jones writes about a short project he worked on last November with the students on the Design Interactions course at the RCA in collaboration with Vodafone’s...

IDEO
From Putting People First

IDEO

On April 1, IDEO founder David Kelley will be awarded the Edison Achievement Award by the Thomas Edison Papers at Rutgers University for his

From Springenwerk Blog

A Weekend of OpenSocial at Google in Mountain View

I got an email this week from Max Marmer, on of the co-organizers for the weekend apps event this February 20-22 at the Googleplex in Mountain View. Since I'vecontact...

On-Line Graphical Facilitation
From The Eponymous Pickle

On-Line Graphical Facilitation

Friend David Sibbet describes work he is doing to demonstrate the state of using visualization to run online meetings at upcoming VizThink meeting. Will be a "...

Text to Speech
From The Eponymous Pickle

Text to Speech

A nice demonstration of unconstrained English text-to-Speech from IBM Labs. I gave it the classic 'ice cream' example and it was not quite able to speak it differently...

GPU-HMMER
From insideHPC

GPU-HMMER

My pal Joe at Scalable Informatics (during the day, and scalability.org during the late nights he keeps) sent me an email with news of an NVIDIA CUDA extension...

Great K-12 Outreach Videos Now Available
From Computer Science Teachers Association

Great K-12 Outreach Videos Now Available

In the two years, CSTA has launched a number of programs to help college and university faculty and staff in their K-12 outreach efforts. One of the most successful...

Google Latitude
From The Eponymous Pickle

Google Latitude

Google Latitude will let you see where your friends are on Google Maps. Newly launched, soon to be available for IPhone.

Finding a Job
From The Eponymous Pickle

Finding a Job

From Guy Kawasaki's blog: Ten Ways to Use Linkedin to Find a Job. Mostly common sense, but worth a read if you are in the market.

Book review: Principles of Parallel
From insideHPC

Book review: Principles of Parallel

In case you don’t read the sidebar (you really should, you know), I’ve written a review of Calvin Lin and Larry Snyder’s relatively new book, “Principles of Parallel...

Folding for
From insideHPC

Folding for

My pals at NVIDIA sent me an email today letting me know about a special way this month that you can take part in the fight against cancer. Scott Sherman’s 13 year...
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