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Two Experientia workshops at the upcoming LIFT conference
From Putting People First

Two Experientia workshops at the upcoming LIFT conference

Experientia, in collaboration with the Vodafone User Experience team, is running two workshops on 25 February at the upcoming LIFT conference to present the results...

Book: Designing Social Interfaces
From Putting People First

Book: Designing Social Interfaces

Designing Social Interfaces Principles, Patterns, and Practices for Improving the User Experience Christian Crumlish and Erin Malone O’Reilly Media and Yahoo! Press...

Dissolving service design
From Putting People First

Dissolving service design

Dan Saffer, who together with Interaction-Ivrea alumni Jennifer Bove, recently started the interaction design studio Kicker, is working on a revision of his book...

Matt Jones on Dopplr
From Putting People First

Matt Jones on Dopplr


Artificial Intelligence Comes of Age
From The Eponymous Pickle

Artificial Intelligence Comes of Age

Good article in ComputerWorld on the current state of AI (Artificial Intelligence) . This time no mention that we will soon create intelligence as there was in...

Some Very Interesting AP CS Numbers
From Computer Science Teachers Association

Some Very Interesting AP CS Numbers

The number of students taking the Advance Placement Computer Science A exam has been increasing since 2005. In 2008 15,014 students nationally took this exam.Table...

Nielsen Suspends In-Store Metric
From The Eponymous Pickle

Nielsen Suspends In-Store Metric

Missed the press release on Friday: Nielsen Suspends PRISM Data System, apparently indefinitely, although they blame it on the economy, has to be in part because...

The OLPC versus the mobile phone - a false dichotomy
From Putting People First

The OLPC versus the mobile phone - a false dichotomy

Katrin Verclas of Mobile Active reports on the ongoing debate over the value of cheap and open laptops for users in developing countries as opposed to mobile phones...

SGI Sets Date for Q2-FY09 Numbers
From insideHPC

SGI Sets Date for Q2-FY09 Numbers

Silicon Graphics has announced that it has set a date to release its second quarter, fiscal year 2009 financial results.

Tesco and Twitter
From The Eponymous Pickle

Tesco and Twitter

The article below, and their web site, and on Twitter. Following them at this time, though there is too much buzz for my taste there. Tesco tunes in to the artCorrespondent...

University of Magdeburg to Deploy
From insideHPC

University of Magdeburg to Deploy

The University of Magdeburg of Germany has announced that MEGWARE Computer GmbH, the SiCortex partner in Germany, has been selected to install a new SiCortex 5832...

Butte Super May Pay off for Butte
From insideHPC

Butte Super May Pay off for Butte

We’ve recently been following the progress of a new supercomputing project spawned by the folks in Butte, Montana.

The unforeseen consequences of the social web
From Putting People First

The unforeseen consequences of the social web

Lidija Davis reflects on ReadWriteWeb on the consequences of what you do on social media and its traces that cannot be easily removed from the Web. The social Web...

Hardware is
From insideHPC

Hardware is

From Doug Eadline over at Linux Magazine When I

Symposium on Application Accelerators in
From insideHPC

Symposium on Application Accelerators in

The NCSA-hosted Symposium on Application Accelerators in HPC is gearing up for sumissions for its July 2009 conference The first annual 2009 Symposium on Application...

Gov Bill Richardson points to the next job for
From insideHPC

Gov Bill Richardson points to the next job for

You’ll recall that early last year New Mexico’s big (like number 3 on the Nov 2007 list big) SGI started running jobs from outside users, and that NM’s plans for...

Class action lawsuit filed against Rackable for alleged violiations of securities
From insideHPC

Class action lawsuit filed against Rackable for alleged violiations of securities

Attorneys are getting geared up to press a class action against Rackable. There are several attorney announcements out there trying to gather members of the class...

From Springenwerk Blog

"item" is a Reserved Word in Internet Explorer 6 and 7

Arg! I know every web developer hates the IE. But sometimes the reasons why we hate it so much become so painfully obvious again. Like today. I've been workingCompanion...

IDC forecasts declining HPC systems
From insideHPC

IDC forecasts declining HPC systems

This sounds like a no-brainer, but keep in mind that predictions right now are all over the map and depend upon how you slice the market. The Platform/Waters survey...

Focusing on core
From insideHPC

Focusing on core

I’ve been really busy lately, and Joe Landman has a post on recent RIFs in the HPC ecosystem that nicely lays out what’s going on lately, only some of which has...
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