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Text to Speech
From The Eponymous Pickle

Text to Speech

A nice demonstration of unconstrained English text-to-Speech from IBM Labs. I gave it the classic 'ice cream' example and it was not quite able to speak it differently...

GPU-HMMER
From insideHPC

GPU-HMMER

My pal Joe at Scalable Informatics (during the day, and scalability.org during the late nights he keeps) sent me an email with news of an NVIDIA CUDA extension...

Great K-12 Outreach Videos Now Available
From Computer Science Teachers Association

Great K-12 Outreach Videos Now Available

In the two years, CSTA has launched a number of programs to help college and university faculty and staff in their K-12 outreach efforts. One of the most successful...

Google Latitude
From The Eponymous Pickle

Google Latitude

Google Latitude will let you see where your friends are on Google Maps. Newly launched, soon to be available for IPhone.

Finding a Job
From The Eponymous Pickle

Finding a Job

From Guy Kawasaki's blog: Ten Ways to Use Linkedin to Find a Job. Mostly common sense, but worth a read if you are in the market.

Book review: Principles of Parallel
From insideHPC

Book review: Principles of Parallel

In case you don’t read the sidebar (you really should, you know), I’ve written a review of Calvin Lin and Larry Snyder’s relatively new book, “Principles of Parallel...

Folding for
From insideHPC

Folding for

My pals at NVIDIA sent me an email today letting me know about a special way this month that you can take part in the fight against cancer. Scott Sherman’s 13 year...

SiCortex matriculates at
From insideHPC

SiCortex matriculates at

(No, I used it right. I looked it up.) Today HPC vendor SiCortex announced that they’ve sent their boy to college, old world style The SiCortex system at the University...

Caring About Blog Traffic
From The Eponymous Pickle

Caring About Blog Traffic

I do follow my blog's traffic using Google Analytics. I watch hits and and try to figure out why what I have written creates certain changes. I am a stats compulsive...

Bayes and Business Intelligence
From The Eponymous Pickle

Bayes and Business Intelligence

A very well one piece on Bayesian modeling and Business Intelligence. Now part 1, and just published part 2. Anyone that does BI should understand the basics...

Intel Parallel Studio
From insideHPC

Intel Parallel Studio

Intel’s Parallel Studio, about which I wrote in this article for HPCwire, is now available in beta. From Intel Intel Parallel Studio, a suite of development tools...

Cloud computing in plain
From insideHPC

Cloud computing in plain

Rich at Sun’s HPC Watercooler went movie diving at YouTube, and came back with a gem. “Cloud computing in plain english” does a good job explaining cloud computing...

Sun HPC development tools
From insideHPC

Sun HPC development tools

Our buddies at Sun’s HPC Watercooler have posted info on a new webinar from Sun HPC Development Solutions: Sun Studio and HPC Clustertools In this webinar, you...

Startup launches virtualized shared memory
From insideHPC

Startup launches virtualized shared memory

Earlier this week startup RNA Networks announced that it has launched a software platform that aggregates memory among servers and makes it available to all the...

Visualizing Target Growth
From The Eponymous Pickle

Visualizing Target Growth

From Flowing Data, a visualization of the growth of Target Stores throughout the US.Links to a display of the US, which shows year by year how Target grew. A...

E-Verify Contractor Rule Delayed; Program Could Appear in Stimulus Package
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

E-Verify Contractor Rule Delayed; Program Could Appear in Stimulus Package

The E-Verify program, a proposed national electronic employment verification system, continues to stagger toward full implementation. As we noted last fall, some...

Singularity University
From The Eponymous Pickle

Singularity University

Ray Kurzweil has launched the Singularity University. More on a technological Singularity. A futurist view driven by technological developments.

On Microsoft's BI Strategy
From The Eponymous Pickle

On Microsoft's BI Strategy

Tableau Software's view of Microsoft's new Business Intelligence strategy.

Fast Forward to 2012: IBM Breaks
From insideHPC

Fast Forward to 2012: IBM Breaks

The US Department of Energy has just announced a program awarded to IBM that will birth a 20 Petaflop supercomputer by the year 2012.

What the heck is user experience design??!!
From Putting People First

What the heck is user experience design??!!

Audio interview with Jesse James Garrett, president and co-founder of Adaptive Path. Some describe it as making things easy and enjoyable to use. Others describe...
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