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SiCortex matriculates at
From insideHPC

SiCortex matriculates at

(No, I used it right. I looked it up.) Today HPC vendor SiCortex announced that they’ve sent their boy to college, old world style The SiCortex system at the University...

Caring About Blog Traffic
From The Eponymous Pickle

Caring About Blog Traffic

I do follow my blog's traffic using Google Analytics. I watch hits and and try to figure out why what I have written creates certain changes. I am a stats compulsive...

Bayes and Business Intelligence
From The Eponymous Pickle

Bayes and Business Intelligence

A very well one piece on Bayesian modeling and Business Intelligence. Now part 1, and just published part 2. Anyone that does BI should understand the basics...

Intel Parallel Studio
From insideHPC

Intel Parallel Studio

Intel’s Parallel Studio, about which I wrote in this article for HPCwire, is now available in beta. From Intel Intel Parallel Studio, a suite of development tools...

Cloud computing in plain
From insideHPC

Cloud computing in plain

Rich at Sun’s HPC Watercooler went movie diving at YouTube, and came back with a gem. “Cloud computing in plain english” does a good job explaining cloud computing...

Sun HPC development tools
From insideHPC

Sun HPC development tools

Our buddies at Sun’s HPC Watercooler have posted info on a new webinar from Sun HPC Development Solutions: Sun Studio and HPC Clustertools In this webinar, you...

Startup launches virtualized shared memory
From insideHPC

Startup launches virtualized shared memory

Earlier this week startup RNA Networks announced that it has launched a software platform that aggregates memory among servers and makes it available to all the...

Visualizing Target Growth
From The Eponymous Pickle

Visualizing Target Growth

From Flowing Data, a visualization of the growth of Target Stores throughout the US.Links to a display of the US, which shows year by year how Target grew. A...

E-Verify Contractor Rule Delayed; Program Could Appear in Stimulus Package
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

E-Verify Contractor Rule Delayed; Program Could Appear in Stimulus Package

The E-Verify program, a proposed national electronic employment verification system, continues to stagger toward full implementation. As we noted last fall, some...

Singularity University
From The Eponymous Pickle

Singularity University

Ray Kurzweil has launched the Singularity University. More on a technological Singularity. A futurist view driven by technological developments.

On Microsoft's BI Strategy
From The Eponymous Pickle

On Microsoft's BI Strategy

Tableau Software's view of Microsoft's new Business Intelligence strategy.

Fast Forward to 2012: IBM Breaks
From insideHPC

Fast Forward to 2012: IBM Breaks

The US Department of Energy has just announced a program awarded to IBM that will birth a 20 Petaflop supercomputer by the year 2012.

What the heck is user experience design??!!
From Putting People First

What the heck is user experience design??!!

Audio interview with Jesse James Garrett, president and co-founder of Adaptive Path. Some describe it as making things easy and enjoyable to use. Others describe...

Action Alert! Urge Your Representatives to Support Science
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Action Alert! Urge Your Representatives to Support Science

A very important message to the Computing Research Advocacy Network (CRAN) is now on the CRA Government Affairs Blog. We are asking our members to contact their...

Book: The Reconstruction of Space and Time: Mobile Communication Practices
From Putting People First

Book: The Reconstruction of Space and Time: Mobile Communication Practices

The Reconstruction of Space and Time: Mobile Communication Practices By Rich Ling, Scott Campbell (editors) Published by Transaction Publishers, 2008 ISBN 141280809X...

Book: Mobile Technologies - From Telecommunications to Media
From Putting People First

Book: Mobile Technologies - From Telecommunications to Media

Mobile Technologies - From Telecommunications to Media Editors: Gerard Goggin; Larissa Hjorth ISBN: 978-0-415-98986-2 (hardback) 978-0-203-88431-7 (electronic) Series...

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...
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