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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...

Product Placement and Memory
From The Eponymous Pickle

Product Placement and Memory

Can a product placement delete your product from a consumer's memory? Martin Lindstrom video.

35 Picnic conference videos
From Putting People First

35 Picnic conference videos

On Vimeo you can find no less than 35 videos of the Picnic conference. They are great. My personal favourites (quite a few): Jim Stolze: The virtual happiness project...

Dopplr designer Matt Jones on bionic noticing
From Putting People First

Dopplr designer Matt Jones on bionic noticing

Reporting on PSFK’s Good Ideas Salon yesterday in London, Guardian writer Jemima Kiss highlights the presentation by Dopplr designer Matt Jones: He sees mobile...

W3C workshop on the future of social networking
From Putting People First

W3C workshop on the future of social networking

A few weeks ago, W3C, the body in charge of global web standards directed by Tim Berners-Lee, organised a Workshop on the Future of Social Networking in Barcelona...

Kiss Me in 3D
From The Eponymous Pickle

Kiss Me in 3D

The huge startup of 3D media has begun. I picked up a strip of Intel 3-D glasses at the grocery store today, in front of a beer display. Just because they are...

Best Buy's CMO on Social Technology
From The Eponymous Pickle

Best Buy's CMO on Social Technology

Best Buy's CMO, Barry Judge, on video about how they plan to use social technologies. Also his personal site. And his Twitter feed.

Universities and the recession
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Universities and the recession

Andre Vellino pointed me to this article: Will the recession affect higher education? Short answer: yes. Interesting bites: If you think education has historically...

Unsecured Economies, and Overly-secured Reports
From CERIAS Blog

Unsecured Economies, and Overly-secured Reports

The Report Over the last few months, CERIAS faculty members Jackie Rees and Karthik Kannan have been busy analyzing data collected from IT executives around the...

How to ask for a scholarship
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

How to ask for a scholarship

I have had some experience reviewing scholarship requests from graduate students. Here are a few pointers: For God sake! Know why you are going to graduate school...

Upcoming: NeuroConnections in Cracow
From The Eponymous Pickle

Upcoming: NeuroConnections in Cracow

Site and blog: Neuro connections. Next week I am off to the Neuroconnections conference in Cracow, Poland. Will cover aspects of neuromarketing and beyond. I...

Human Side to Software Engineering
From The Eponymous Pickle

Human Side to Software Engineering

A Human side to software engineering?
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