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Skittles Data Mining
From The Eponymous Pickle

Skittles Data Mining

Data mining the Skittles social media experiment by Manya Mayes, SAS text mining strategist. Not a lot of results yet, indicates more to come. Good pointers about...

Pi Day Challenge
From Computer Science Teachers Association

Pi Day Challenge

As head of CSTA's Professional Development Committee, I received the following message, which I thought might be of interest to many of you: My name is Matthew...

Australia says world
From insideHPC

Australia says world

An article featured in The Western Australian yesterday outlines the region’s hopes for winning the Square Kilometre Array deepspace telescope bid, and getting...

YouTube video: cloud computing a disruptive
From insideHPC

YouTube video: cloud computing a disruptive

Found via AMDOpteron on Twitter (follow insideHPC), a YouTube video from the IDC Cloud Computing Forum in San Francisco with brief on camera thoughts from IDC,...

Even supercomputers not yet close to the raw power of human
From insideHPC

Even supercomputers not yet close to the raw power of human

Scientific American has a blog post this week about the IEEE’s 125th anniversary event. During the event one of the scientists present commented on his DARPA-funded...

Benmarking for HPC: focus on the whole
From insideHPC

Benmarking for HPC: focus on the whole

Short post on one of the Intel blogs about benchmarking in HPC, and the need to focus (or refocus, as the author frames it) on total application performance Want...

FOWA Dublin 2009 Recap
From Springenwerk Blog

FOWA Dublin 2009 Recap

I think there are 2 letters to sum up this event: OK. Content-wise, it was between OK and great. The organization of the event was terrible, though: The venue was...

New HPC platform aimed at financial
From insideHPC

New HPC platform aimed at financial

Kuberre Systems announced a new HPC platform today aimed primarily at the financial services industry. The platform, called HANSA, bundles hardware and software...

Sony TV Includes a Scanner
From The Eponymous Pickle

Sony TV Includes a Scanner

Storefrontbacktalk posts about a new Sony TV's remote which can act as a touchless RFID scanner. Nice idea.

Tide T-Shirts for Disaster Relief
From The Eponymous Pickle

Tide T-Shirts for Disaster Relief

Buy a T shirt in the Loads of Hope program and provide proceeds for disaster relief and advertise the idea. The idea is going viral and seems to be working. I...

Universal Access to Knowledge?
From The Eponymous Pickle

Universal Access to Knowledge?

See In O'Reilly Radar, by Linda Stone, about the recent settlement between Google and publishers regarding the scanning of books. There now appears to be some...

Wednesday links on March 11
From Wild WebMink

Wednesday links on March 11

Lantana: Caroline Herring Flawless, dark, American folk music delivered with cool precision. One of my picks of SXSW this year.New York: Tax break for open source...

Data Center World Day 1 links
From insideHPC

Data Center World Day 1 links

Data Center Knowledge’s Rich Miller just posted a links roundup from day one of AFCOM’s Data Center World conference, with pointers to coverage and press releases...

Growing a Computer Science Requirement
From Computer Science Teachers Association

Growing a Computer Science Requirement

Japan has taken the bold step of recognizing a need for all high school graduates to have a formal computing course and has modified the high school graduation...

Analytics Based Reasoning in Tough Economy
From The Eponymous Pickle

Analytics Based Reasoning in Tough Economy

Register and Info here:Tomorrow at 10AM EDT: " ... IDC's Dan Vesset will present market research showing that increased analytic orientation leads to improved organizational...

ScaleMP announces vSMP Foundation
From insideHPC

ScaleMP announces vSMP Foundation

ScaleMP announced a new version of vSMP today ScaleMP, a leading provider of virtualization solutions for high-end computing, is announcing version 2.0 of its flagship...

Case study: gestural entertainment center for Canesta
From Putting People First

Case study: gestural entertainment center for Canesta

Jennifer Bove, a former Interaction-Ivrea student, sent me a link to a case study on a gestural entertainment center that she and a team at Kicker Studio developed...

Best Buy Gets Results from Social Networks
From The Eponymous Pickle

Best Buy Gets Results from Social Networks

Short piece on Best Buy and Social Networks: " ... the intent of the developers was to create a network that could help flatten the organization, promoting the...

Are your research papers telling original stories?
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Are your research papers telling original stories?

Life is multidimensional. Research papers should be multidimensional too! We should ask several interesting questions. We should give several nuanced answers. We...

IBM
From insideHPC

IBM

From The Register again, news of IBM’s new 8 Gb Fibre Channel solution, based on QLogic’s daughter card IBM is making the rounds this week talking up a new 8 Gb...
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