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OCF Deploys Lenovo Arcus Cluster at University of Oxford
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OCF Deploys Lenovo Arcus Cluster at University of Oxford

Today the University of Oxford unveiled its new Arcus Phase B cluster. Integrated by OCF in the UK, the 5000 core Lenovo cluster will support research across all...

New Data Science Resources
From The Eponymous Pickle

New Data Science Resources

Quite a long list in DataScience Central..  Yes, its all too much to deal with.  But as one who both ingest this and adds to the talk, here is some more.  Imagine...

Magnetic Brain Stimulation
From The Eponymous Pickle

Magnetic Brain Stimulation

From MIT: "... Researchers at MIT have developed a method to stimulate brain tissue using external magnetic fields and injected magnetic nanoparticles — a technique...

Two Thoughtful Essays on the Future of Privacy
From Schneier on Security

Two Thoughtful Essays on the Future of Privacy

Paul Krugman argues that we'll give up our privacy because we want to emulate the rich, who are surrounded by servants who know everything about them: Consider...

Video: OpenSFS Update
From insideHPC

Video: OpenSFS Update

In this video from LUG 2015, Charlie Carroll from Cray presents an OpenSFS update.The post Video: OpenSFS Update appeared first on insideHPC.

Samsung's Gear, VR in Business
From The Eponymous Pickle

Samsung's Gear, VR in Business

CW on Samsung Gear: A Virtual reality Solution that has been around for some time.  For games, yes ... now what are the clear business applications lined up for...

Washington News – Alerts and Updates
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

Washington News – Alerts and Updates

* ACM named Michael Stonebraker of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) recipient of the 2014 ACM A.M. Turing Award for fundamental contributions to...

Interview: Software Defined Storage for Bridging HPC and Big Data Analytics
From insideHPC

Interview: Software Defined Storage for Bridging HPC and Big Data Analytics

Recently, insideHPC featured an interview with IBM's Jay Muelhoefer on the topic of software defined infrastructure. To learn more about the storage sign of that...

Final SC15 Technical Papers due Friday, April 17
From insideHPC

Final SC15 Technical Papers due Friday, April 17

Full paper submissions for SC15 Technical Papers are due by Friday, April 17.The post Final SC15 Technical Papers due Friday, April 17 appeared first on insideHPC...

Video: Lustre Development Update from LUG 2015
From insideHPC

Video: Lustre Development Update from LUG 2015

Lustre Development UpdateThe post Video: Lustre Development Update from LUG 2015 appeared first on insideHPC.

Hurry! Enter SC15 Student Cluster Competition by April 17
From insideHPC

Hurry! Enter SC15 Student Cluster Competition by April 17

The clock is ticking down for teams to submit their applications for the SC15 Student Cluster Competition. The deadline to apply for a spot in this year’s competition...

Free Data Mining Books and Distinction Advice
From The Eponymous Pickle

Free Data Mining Books and Distinction Advice

From Data On Focus.  A list of links for free data resources. Nicely done.  No excuse these days for not getting lots of information on the subject.  Likely lots...

Rapid Changes in Programming Languages
From The Eponymous Pickle

Rapid Changes in Programming Languages

Via the ACM:  Encountered this during several interactions about what coding methods are being used and taught today in University.  Includes statistics about how...

Video: EOFS Update from LUG 2015
From insideHPC

Video: EOFS Update from LUG 2015

In this video from LUG 2015, Hugo Falter presents an EOFS Update. "The EOFS (European Open File System) was founded in 2010 too promote the establishment and adoption...

Thinking Differently About Risk
From The Eponymous Pickle

Thinking Differently About Risk

Risk is often not thought about consistently.  In some cases it derives from actuarial tables, in other cases straight from the gut.   It has to deal with bothThinking...

How PARC Saved Xerox
From The Eponymous Pickle

How PARC Saved Xerox

Interesting historical piece about PARC and Xerox.  We visited PARC a number of time, but had no direct connections to Xerox.   " ... And that’s the true lesson...

Terascala Powers Bioinformatics at SDSU
From insideHPC

Terascala Powers Bioinformatics at SDSU

Today Teracala announced that San Diego State University is using a Terascala-powered HPC storage solution to study the DNA of viruses and bacteria.The post Terascala...

Kroger Loyalty Program Ranks High
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Kroger Loyalty Program Ranks High

In Adage:  " ... Kroger was among the brands with the highest-rated loyalty programs in various categories, according to a survey by Bond Brand Loyalty, with Amazon...

Predicting Future Business
From The Eponymous Pickle

Predicting Future Business

In the HBR:   Good overview of the nature of forecasting, including how Machine Learning will influence the future of doing a better job.  Several technology areas...

Shashi Shekhar Recieves UCGIS Top Education Honor
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Shashi Shekhar Recieves UCGIS Top Education Honor

The University Consortium for Geographic Information Science (UCGIS) Awards Program identifies and honors members of the geospatial community who have extraordinary...
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The Life of a Computer Pioneer
The Life of a Computer Pioneer
04.13.2015

Obituary of F.L. Bauer, German informatics pioneer.

Budget Beowulf Clusters
Budget Beowulf Clusters
04.02.2015

At SIGCSE 2015, five CS educators brought and live-demo'd the low-cost Beowulf clusters they had built for teaching parallel and …

Computer Security and the Risks of Online Voting
Computer Security and the Risks of Online Voting
04.02.2015

An election in Australia is the latest instance of discovering a security flaw in an online voting system, while it …

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