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LONI Gains 4.77 Tflops With
From insideHPC

LONI Gains 4.77 Tflops With

The Louisiana Optical Network Initiative [LONI], today announced that it has gained an additional 4.77 Tflop of computational capacity with its latest supercomputer...

Click on Image
From The Eponymous Pickle

Click on Image

An interesting new startup that combines crowdsourcing with the ability to click on pictures within images to order products.

Blog Typology Analysis
From The Eponymous Pickle

Blog Typology Analysis

Archetype analyze a blog. This blog is classified as INTJ (Introversion, Intuitive, Thinking, Judgemental), not surprising, a classic Jungian-based Myers-Briggs...

CERN and Argonne use science clouds for
From insideHPC

CERN and Argonne use science clouds for

Their phrase, not mine…here, I’ll prove it. From the release A novel system is enabling high energy physicists at CERN in Switzerland, to make production runs that...

9 operating systems that time
From insideHPC

9 operating systems that time

Matt Lake, waxes nostalgic at Computerworld and remembers 10 operating systems from the halcyon days of yore (that’s right, I said “yore”). You’re not really supposed...

IBM shifts 5,000 US jobs overseas
From insideHPC

IBM shifts 5,000 US jobs overseas

This is reported in several places, but I’ll link you to John Oates at The Register. According to the story IBM is cutting 5,000 jobs today, mostly in the US and...

NVIDIA:
From insideHPC

NVIDIA:

At the beginning of March I pointed to a story in which Michael Hara, SVP of Investor Relations for NVIDIA, was quoted saying that it would “make sense” for NVIDIA...

Profile Update
From The Eponymous Pickle

Profile Update

I just updated my Linkedin Profile, including a new recommendation. As part of some of my previous work I maintain a presence in a number of social networking...

Linux on Wall
From insideHPC

Linux on Wall

Doug over at ClusterMonkey has a post today on the upcoming Linux on Wall Street event If you are in the North Jersey/New York/Connecticut (and even Pennsylvania)...

ScalableInformatics intros GPU+Cell
From insideHPC

ScalableInformatics intros GPU+Cell

Michigan-based HPC storage and compute provider ScalableInformatics announced today that they are now offering IBM’s Cell in their Tesla-based workstations The...

Freeman Dyson
From The Eponymous Pickle

Freeman Dyson

Good NYT mag piece on my long time, very iconoclastic hero, physicist Freeman Dyson. His WP article is also a good summary.

One Version of the Truth in Business Intelligence
From The Eponymous Pickle

One Version of the Truth in Business Intelligence

From eCommerce Times:" ... After spending lots of time and money on business intelligence reporting and analysis, many companies often find themselves with multiple...

Pay by cellphone? Sounds great. So why don
From Putting People First

Pay by cellphone? Sounds great. So why don

Fast Company’s Chris Dannen reflects on why Americans don’t use mobile banking. “Obopay is an payment system that works on your cell phone–kind of like a mobile...

How networks of trust can unlock innovation
From Putting People First

How networks of trust can unlock innovation

Informal networks are the links and exchanges that bind people together, explains Dr Karen Stephenson, a corporate anthropologist and an expert on social networks...

How Innovations From Developing Nations Trickle-up to the West
From Putting People First

How Innovations From Developing Nations Trickle-up to the West

More than a month before Business Week published an article about ‘trickle-up innovation’ (that I reported on earlier this week), Fast Company had already delved...

Charmin Social Network: Sit and Squat.
From The Eponymous Pickle

Charmin Social Network: Sit and Squat.

From AdAge. Clever idea. Also interesting is that this is described as a wiki."Charmin social network finds and rates bathroomsSitOrSquat.com, a mobile social...

Document Freedom Day 2009
From Wild WebMink

Document Freedom Day 2009

Today is Document Freedom Day, the second year it's been celebrated. We have a great opportunity in front of us this year. With Microsoft promising to support...

Motionx by Fullpower
From The Eponymous Pickle

Motionx by Fullpower

I recently posted about the Fullpower Motionx GPS application. I just took a look at their site and saw this page about a number of applications they are concentrating...

Link Catchup on March 25th
From Wild WebMink

Link Catchup on March 25th

Apologies for the break in transmissions; the calendar has been completely full for the last week or so. Obama's Gift To British Prime Minister Rendered Useless...

Site facelift, beware falling
From insideHPC

Site facelift, beware falling

Thanks to Joe over at scalability.org, we didn’t have any more site issues this morning. Hopefully, things will stabilize now. But just to maximize chances that...
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