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I’m always iffy about the possessive on words that end in “s”. Anyway, Sun’s Ruud van der Pas read a recent blog post over at Cilk Arts comparying that company’s...

NCSA funded to build community of science education
From insideHPC

NCSA funded to build community of science education

This is a cool idea, and I’m glad that someone is being funded to do this. Found at NCSA’s web site The National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA)...

New HPC-related
From insideHPC

New HPC-related

Found at ClusterMonkey: If you are interested in HPC Podcasts head on over to Research Computing and Engineering (RCE-Cast). Research Computing and Engineering...

A Transition
From CSDiary

A Transition

The Computing Research Association (CRA) is one of the most important advocacy organizations for computing research. It promotes the cause of computing research...

Don Norman on Happy Design
From The Eponymous Pickle

Don Norman on Happy Design

Don Norman's March TED talk : "Three ways that good design makes you happy".

NASDAQ to delist SGI
From insideHPC

NASDAQ to delist SGI

SGI has received news from the NASDAQ that trading of their stock is set to be suspended tomorrow. The company has requested hearing on the issue The Nasdaq Stock...

SustainIT - a supplement worth reading
From Putting People First

SustainIT - a supplement worth reading

The Independent today introduced SustainIT, the first in a series of three monthly supplements on ICT and globalisation. Some of the articles in the supplement...

H+L Architecture Named NCAR Design
From insideHPC

H+L Architecture Named NCAR Design

H+L Architecture has been named the design firm for the new National Center for Atmospheric Research [NCAR] facility in Wyoming.

Veloso Wins ACM SIGART Autonomous Agents Research Award
From CSDiary

Veloso Wins ACM SIGART Autonomous Agents Research Award

The ACM SIGART Autonomous Agents Research Award has been given to CMU Computer Science Professor Manuela Veloso. The award is given at the International Conference...

3D Patient Record Interface
From The Eponymous Pickle

3D Patient Record Interface

A clever 3D patient record interface by IBM Research Zurich. Obvious in the sense that it uses a 3D manipulable image for something that is complex and 3D: the...

ACM Turing Award Goes to Creator of Influential Innovations in Computer Software Design
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

ACM Turing Award Goes to Creator of Influential Innovations in Computer Software Design

MIT's Liskov, First U.S. Woman Ph.D. in Computer Science, Pioneered the Standard for Modern Programming Language and Software Reliability ACM, the Association...

Tactical tech
From Putting People First

Tactical tech

Tactical Tech is an international NGO helping human rights advocates use information, communications and digital technologies to maximise the impact of their advocacy...

Skittles Marketing Experiment
From The Eponymous Pickle

Skittles Marketing Experiment

A recent experiment by Mars using a number of Web 2.0 services on their site is nicely summarized by Paul Gillin: Skittles' Bold Social Media Experiment. The idea...

An anthropologist gone techno
From Putting People First

An anthropologist gone techno

Jukka Jouhki (blog), an anthropologist and post-doc researcher at the Department of History and Ethnology at the University of Jyv

Social media is here to stay
From Putting People First

Social media is here to stay

danah boyd, a Fellow at Harvard Law School’s Berkman Center for Internet and Society, just joined Microsoft Research New England On 29 February, she gave her first...

it's time for SXSW!!
From Apophenia

it's time for SXSW!!

After taking a break to finish my dissertation, I'm heading back to SXSW and I. Cannot. Wait. SXSW is one of my favorite-ist conferences evah. It's filled with...

Paper Water Bottles
From The Eponymous Pickle

Paper Water Bottles

In a conversation with the design company Brand-Image I was introduced to their design concept: the paper water bottle. An example at the right. Some true alternative...

Ballad of the Massively Parallel Supercomputing
From insideHPC

Ballad of the Massively Parallel Supercomputing

And this is my first music post. Always something to celebrate here at insideHPC. Mike Bernhardt

Claytronics on Slashdot
From CSDiary

Claytronics on Slashdot

The Claytronics Project has hit Slashdot (again) today. See the post by clicking here. Jason Campbell (Intel Research Pittsburgh) is quoted in the article, and...

Guidelines for Behavior Ads
From The Eponymous Pickle

Guidelines for Behavior Ads

From the BBC, a new trend?New guidelines on behavioural ads UK ISPs stand to make a lot of money from targeted advertising. The online advertising industry has...
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