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Advertising Yourself
From The Eponymous Pickle

Advertising Yourself

From Knowledge@Wharton: Advertising Yourself: Building a Personal Brand through Social Networks. " ... According to Jonah Berger, Wharton marketing professor, using...

Fortune 500 Blogging
From The Eponymous Pickle

Fortune 500 Blogging

From SNCR, research results on corporate blogging and its use with other social media.Authors Dr. Nora Ganim Barnes, Ph.D., Senior Fellow and Research Chair of"...

Geocities Gone
From The Eponymous Pickle

Geocities Gone

Geocities, the oldest free web site community, is gone. It was fifteen years old. Quite a few web-years. Like the article says, I had forgotten it still existed...

From The Noisy Channel

Slight Change to the HCIR

I hope you all are gearing up for HCIR 2009! Those who have not yet read the call for participation or looked at the web site can safely ignore this message, which...

From The Noisy Channel

Slight Change to the HCIR

I hope you all are gearing up for HCIR 2009! Those who have not yet read the call for participation or looked at the web site can safely ignore this message, which...

6 core istanbul moves forward to
From insideHPC

6 core istanbul moves forward to

We’re hearing this in several places, but The Register’s Timothy Prickett Morgan has an overview of AMD’s schedule acceleration on the new Opterons AMD is picking...

Computational biology at
From insideHPC

Computational biology at

TACC is reporting on work being done on its system related to computational biology and understanding how the molecules that advanced laboratory techniques have...

Acumem announces new
From insideHPC

Acumem announces new

Acumem has announced that support for Windows HPC Server 2008 is now available in its performance tools suite featuring Threadspotter and Slowspotter. The performance...

Fault tolerance at scale: embrace your inner
From insideHPC

Fault tolerance at scale: embrace your inner

iSTGW is running a feature article this week with an overview of the issues discussed at the Fault Tolerance for Extreme Scalability Workshop sponsored by the NSF...

Matlab announces Argonne, Tesla using their
From insideHPC

Matlab announces Argonne, Tesla using their

The Mathworks announced two customers this week using their tools in science and engineering. The first at Argonne The MathWorks today announced that Argonne National...

Google Maps Includes WebCams
From The Eponymous Pickle

Google Maps Includes WebCams

Google Maps has started to include webcam locations. Now over 9,000 world-wide.

Signals and Financial Modeling
From The Eponymous Pickle

Signals and Financial Modeling

Renowned Game and simulation model builder Ken Karakotsios posts on market signals in financial engineering. A very nice case study of how a model is constructed...

ICCS offers free HPC
From insideHPC

ICCS offers free HPC

Found at HPCwire, news that the ICCS, hosted by the LSU Center for Computation & Technology, is offering free HPC education: The ninth annual International Conference...

SC09
From insideHPC

SC09

The latest edition of the SC09 newsletter is out; it’s not up on the website yet, but Rich Brueckner from Sun has linked to it here (thanks, Rich). Technical Panel...

AMD reports Q1 2009, posts
From insideHPC

AMD reports Q1 2009, posts

Two days ago (sorry, I was on the road) AMD reported its first quarter results for 2009. Performance was down over 20% year over year, and they lost money, continuing...

From The Noisy Channel

Too Connected, Or Not Connected Enough?

A bit off my usual selection of topics, but an article by Bruce Perens about a cyber-attack on Morgan Hill, a small city in northern California caught my attention...

From The Noisy Channel

Too Connected, Or Not Connected Enough?

A bit off my usual selection of topics, but an article by Bruce Perens about a cyber-attack on Morgan Hill, a small city in northern California caught my attention...

What on Earth are Anthropologists Doing Playing With Mobile Phones?
From Putting People First

What on Earth are Anthropologists Doing Playing With Mobile Phones?

What on earth are anthropologists doing playing with mobile phones, asks Ken Banks, founder of kiwanja.net and creator of FrontlineSMS. “It’s widely recognised...

GS1 DataBar
From The Eponymous Pickle

GS1 DataBar

The GS1 DataBar (formerly RSS, Reduced Space Symbology) is a form of barcode, approved and promoted by the GS1 standards body which contains more data space and...

SiCortex Honors Earth Day With Special
From insideHPC

SiCortex Honors Earth Day With Special

In honor of Earth Day, SiCortex has announced an interesting and unusual offer to those interested in purchasing new systems.
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