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HPC seminar in
From insideHPC

HPC seminar in

The HPC Watercooler points to a perfect opportunity to redeem those Sky Miles you’ve been hoarding: head north for HPC in Vancouver Our friends at HPCVL are sponsoring...

Itanium upgrade
From insideHPC

Itanium upgrade

From Computerworld earlier this month Intel Corp. on Tuesday said it has delayed the release of the quad-core Tukwila chip, its next-generation 64-bit Itanium processor...

32nm on track at
From insideHPC

32nm on track at

Multicoreinfo.com points us to this story at the EE Times Despite recent layoffs and fab closings, Intel Corp. remains on track to deliver its first 32nm processors...

The Green Grid launches new datacenter
From insideHPC

The Green Grid launches new datacenter

Last week The Green Grid announced that it is

HiPC coming to
From insideHPC

HiPC coming to

From HPCwire The 16th annual IEEE International Conference on High Performance Computing (HiPC 2009) will be held in Cochin, India, during Dec. 16-19, 2009. It...

Senate: science and computing doing ok so
From insideHPC

Senate: science and computing doing ok so

Peter Harsha at the excellent Policy Blog of the CRA reports on some of the twists on the way to the US Senate’s version of the stimulus bill becoming law. $1.2B...

Why computers can
From Putting People First

Why computers can

MIT researchers argue that computers need to become as easy to use as those yellow sticky notes. Office workers are like electricity: When they want to get something...

Lets Simulate Everything
From The Eponymous Pickle

Lets Simulate Everything

These articles give one the impression that general simulation is simple. Microsoft has been pushing the idea of virtual reality worlds. I like the idea but always...

Scent Delivery Kiosks for Women
From The Eponymous Pickle

Scent Delivery Kiosks for Women

Face recognition in retail, see also related recent post.Though there has been much improvement in face recognition, they are going to make mistakes. Another example...

UX Week 2008 videos
From Putting People First

UX Week 2008 videos

Over the last months, Adaptive Path has been uploading videos of their latest UX Week that took place in August 2008. Donald Norman conversing with Adaptive Path...

Growing Your Own Indoor Air
From The Eponymous Pickle

Growing Your Own Indoor Air

" ... A presentation delivered this week at the TED 2009 conference demonstrates how you can

Emotions, Advertising and Consumer Choice
From The Eponymous Pickle

Emotions, Advertising and Consumer Choice

From the Neuroconnections 2009 meeting. I am running a panel debate on the hopes and threats of work underway today .... I will post a number of position statements...

Attention Trust
From The Eponymous Pickle

Attention Trust

Attention Trust. I was reminded of this organization in my recent reading of Stephen Baker's The Numerati. They let you manage the value of your personal data...

Why Computer Science?
From Computer Science Teachers Association

Why Computer Science?

I used to say that high school students should take computer science because it helps them be better problem solvers and critical thinkers. I'd go on to say that...

UT-Battelle Lands $10million
From insideHPC

UT-Battelle Lands $10million

The Department of Energy has announced the details of last year’s annual program evaluation of the Oak Ridge National Laboratory management contractor team of the...

Wozniak joins
From insideHPC

Wozniak joins

A reader (hi, Paul!) pointed us to this article in the NY Times about where the Woz is hanging his hat these days Steve Wozniak, the co-founder of Apple, could...

Who will fardels
From insideHPC

Who will fardels

Chris Willard writes at HPCwire’s blog about the aging of HPC A long-standing concern in HPC is the graying of the industry. That is, new people are not coming...

VisiRule Expert Systems Package
From The Eponymous Pickle

VisiRule Expert Systems Package

I wrote about LPA recently and my own experience with using expert systems for enterprise improvement. Another way to think about this is a form of business process...

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Wolfram Mathematica Home Edition
From The Eponymous Pickle

Wolfram Mathematica Home Edition

Mathematica is a great package. I used it extensively in the enterprise. Yet it has always been too expensive for the typical home user. Now they have released...
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