Sign In

Communications of the ACM

Blogs


Blogroll


Back from the Inauguration
From CSDiary

Back from the Inauguration

Well, my attempts to live-blog from the Inauguration fizzled. The signal strength was usually very good but actually getting bits transmitted reliably from my iPhone...

AMD to Cut 1,100 and Slash
From insideHPC

AMD to Cut 1,100 and Slash

AMD announced last Friday that they will soon cut 1,100 positions in an effort to reduce costs.

Observations from New Zealand
From Computer Science Teachers Association

Observations from New Zealand

My husband, Dr. Mark Guzdial, and I are at the ACSW 2009 conference in Wellington, New Zealand. Dr. Wayne Mapp, the Minister for Research, Science, and Technology...

Kraft IPhone Application a Success
From The Eponymous Pickle

Kraft IPhone Application a Success

It appears that the Kraft IFood Application, which I have used and reviewed, is a success, see this AdAge article: " ... One of the coolest apps on the iPhone isn't...

Emotions killing your intellectual productivity
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Emotions killing your intellectual productivity

I have written much about intellectual productivity on this blog. If we were machines running mechanical tasks, our productivity would be high. Alas, we are human...

Open Education Cup deadline draws
From insideHPC

Open Education Cup deadline draws

Reader Terrence Liao emailed me with a reminder that the deadline for the Open Education Cup is drawing near The deadline (February 2, 2009) for submitting content...

Smarter World
From The Eponymous Pickle

Smarter World

IBM Video: Tale of a Smarter Planet on a smarter world, emphasizing global sensor interconnectivity and analytics to provide intelligence. Well done. Very high...

Paying the Turk for a Post
From The Eponymous Pickle

Paying the Turk for a Post

In the news this weekend has been the enlistment of fake reviews for the electronics company Belkin. Similar to pay-per-post, but here the going in assumptionastroturfing...

Mellanox IB Silicon on TYAN Server
From insideHPC

Mellanox IB Silicon on TYAN Server

Mellanox has announced that its ConnectX 40Gb/s Infiniband adapters have been selected for Landed-on-Motherboard [LOM] applications across TYAN’s S7017 server motherboard...

Will NCSA be stiffed on state funds to house Blue
From insideHPC

Will NCSA be stiffed on state funds to house Blue

Now, this is interesting, in a “gee I’m glad that’s not my problem” kind of way. Article on Friday of last week in the Chicago Sun-Times that gives broader voice...

Budget set for Japan
From insideHPC

Budget set for Japan

The Cheer HPC blog (a new blog that covers HPC happenings in Japan) has news from the Asian Technology Information Program website about the budget for Japan’s...

New HPC services, hosting firm announced in
From insideHPC

New HPC services, hosting firm announced in

UK-based EigenForge Limited came out of the closet, press release in hand on Monday of this week. EigenForge will focus in three areas of business 1) Fully Managed...

Digging into Data challenge announced, first deadline March
From insideHPC

Digging into Data challenge announced, first deadline March

From HPCwire Friday Today, a new, international competition called the Digging into Data Challenge was announced by four leading research agencies: the Joint Information...

UK Met Office super found to have a black
From insideHPC

UK Met Office super found to have a black

The TimesOnline ran a story last week about the UK Met Office’s new

Waiting in Line
From CSDiary

Waiting in Line

First blog from the Inauguration. The crowds are HUGE. Even for those of us with seated tickets, the lines for security screening are more than a mile long....

House Democrats have innovation on their
From insideHPC

House Democrats have innovation on their

The outstanding Computing Research Policy Blog has an analysis of what the Democrats propose to do with respect to science and computing to stimulate the economy...

Palm provides a case study in user experience strategy
From Putting People First

Palm provides a case study in user experience strategy

Very nice and in-depth review by Marek Pawlowski: Palm, which launched a new flagship device and platform earlier this month, is a company staring at the very real...

NVIDIA enlists CUDA services
From insideHPC

NVIDIA enlists CUDA services

Last week NVIDIA announced a new partnership with India-based Wipro Technologies to provide CUDA professional services. “We are approached by customers and ISVs...

Use Twitter or Facebook? Partial to blogs? Now you can get your SC09 fix however you want
From insideHPC

Use Twitter or Facebook? Partial to blogs? Now you can get your SC09 fix however you want

Fellow HPC blogger and Java chopper impresario Rich Brueckner from Sun is running social media for SC09, and already has things kicked off with a Twitter account...

Civil Nanotechnology
From The Eponymous Pickle

Civil Nanotechnology

In a post in the Foresight blog: Civil nanotechnology: Open source sensing in Seed magazine. The promotion of nanotech enabled open source sensors in the environment...
Sign In for Full Access
» Forgot Password? » Create an ACM Web Account