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DDN Boosts Object Storage with WOS 360 2.0
From insideHPC

DDN Boosts Object Storage with WOS 360 2.0

Today DataDirect Networks announced the latest release of its advanced WOS object storage platform. WOS 360 2.0 includes a new, low-cost capacity node, increased...

Re Thinking the Database
From The Eponymous Pickle

Re Thinking the Database

Can the Database be made fundamentally easier to work with?  Democratizing its power.    In SiliconAngle:" ... Databases aren’t for everyone. They’re incredibly...

Tracking the Psychological Effects of the 9/11 Attacks
From Schneier on Security

Tracking the Psychological Effects of the 9/11 Attacks

Interesting research from 2012: "The Dynamics of Evolving Beliefs, Concerns, Emotions, and Behavioral Avoidance Following 9/11: A Longitudinal Analysis of Representative...

Solar Superstorms Documentary Powered by Blue Waters
From insideHPC

Solar Superstorms Documentary Powered by Blue Waters

A new high-resolution science documentary about the dynamics of the Sun will feature data-driven supercomputer visualizations produced by NCSA. Narrated by Benedict...

Reading Minds is not the Same as Reading Words
From The Eponymous Pickle

Reading Minds is not the Same as Reading Words

In Cognition and Culture:   Practical, technical and philosophical thoughts.  Cultural difference, and no evidence we have cracked the neural memory code of the...

Ping-Play: Big Pipe Streaming for the Play Framework
From Writing

Ping-Play: Big Pipe Streaming for the Play Framework

I’ve just open sourced a library called ping-play which brings BigPipe streaming to the Play Framework. It includes tools for a) splitting your pages up into small...

Thoughts on #ISTE2015 Monday
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Thoughts on #ISTE2015 Monday

ISTE is huge. I mean really huge. There are something like 20,000 people here in Philadelphia. There are a lot people here I want to see and talk to. I was able...

Innovation Addiction and Confused Consumers
From The Eponymous Pickle

Innovation Addiction and Confused Consumers

In RetailWire, by Tom Ryan:A.G. Lafley, Procter & Gamble's CEO, believes that the continual push by retailers for more product innovation is leading to an overload...

Robots, Sensors and Math at Penn
From The Eponymous Pickle

Robots, Sensors and Math at Penn

Good, non technical article, have posted about the GRASP Laboratory here before." ... Last March seven researchers from the University of Pennsylvania landed in...

Contract Guardian: Advances in Compliance Management
From The Eponymous Pickle

Contract Guardian: Advances in Compliance Management

Just heard from my friend John Reuter.    He and his group have developed the Contract Guardian system for contract management.   Suitable for companies large and...

TEMPEST Attack
From Schneier on Security

TEMPEST Attack

There's a new paper on a low-cost TEMPEST attack against PC cryptography: We demonstrate the extraction of secret decryption keys from laptop computers, by nonintrusively...

WATCH Talk- The CHERI Processor: Revisiting the Hardware-Software Interface for Security
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

WATCH Talk- The CHERI Processor: Revisiting the Hardware-Software Interface for Security

The next WATCH talk, called The CHERI Processor: Revisiting the Hardware-Software Interface for Security is Monday July 6, 2015 from Noon-1pm EST. The presenter...

Google Earth Features Added
From The Eponymous Pickle

Google Earth Features Added

It has been some time since I have used Google Earth for business purposes.  But we did make it useful for some interesting applications.  Now (Surprise) it isIn...

My Costco Self Checkout Observations
From The Eponymous Pickle

My Costco Self Checkout Observations

I see that our local Costco has recently removed their self checkout systems.    That they were doing this has been reported for some time.   We experimented with...

Event Readiness Service for Demand
From The Eponymous Pickle

Event Readiness Service for Demand

Interesting analytics effort.  We are all, in effect, thinking about how to react to events in our enterprise context.  Demand is a big example, but not the only...

Addressing Climate Change Uncertainties with Petascale Computing
From insideHPC

Addressing Climate Change Uncertainties with Petascale Computing

"This collaborative research between the University of Illinois, the National Center for Atmospheric Research, and the University of Maryland is aimed at usingAddressing...

Trends in HPC Leading to Exascale
From insideHPC

Trends in HPC Leading to Exascale

Over at the Altair Blog, Bill Nitzburg has started a series of posts looking at the road to Exascale. He starts by looking back at the trends that have lead usTrends...

Peter V. Coveney to Keynote ISC Cloud & Big Data
From insideHPC

Peter V. Coveney to Keynote ISC Cloud & Big Data

Today the ISC Cloud & Big Data conference announced that Professor Peter V. Coveney from University College London will be their keynote speaker. Coveney will discuss...

Migrating from SHA-1 to SHA-2
From Schneier on Security

Migrating from SHA-1 to SHA-2

Here's a comprehensive document on migrating from SHA-1 to SHA-2 in Active Directory certificates....
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