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UK report on consumer problems in the mobile phone market
From Putting People First

UK report on consumer problems in the mobile phone market

Calling the shots? is the title of a new Citizens Advice Bureau report that analyses consumer problems in the mobile phone market and explores opportunities for...

Measuring experience
From Putting People First

Measuring experience

Over the summer of 2014, Northstar, in collaboration with the London School of Economics, conducted an ethnographic study at the Royal Academy of Arts, exploring...

Future of Visualization
From The Eponymous Pickle

Future of Visualization

In Flowingdata:  A short talk on visualization.  Keeping people in the loop.  Using their visualization skills.   Well done.   Key further is the direct connection...

Personal Blogs
From The Eponymous Pickle

Personal Blogs

Despite many people running off to simpler models like Twitter and Tumblr, I still like personal blog. I can even to be said to collect them.  Here is an example...

Mellanox Demonstrates Next-Gen 100Gb/s LinkX Cables & Silicon Photonics Transceivers
From insideHPC

Mellanox Demonstrates Next-Gen 100Gb/s LinkX Cables & Silicon Photonics Transceivers

Today Mellanox introduced three new LinkX 100Gb/s solutions with a live demonstration at the OFC 2015 Conference (Booth 2419).

Video: RSC Technologies – Leading Energy Efficient Supercomputing to Exascale
From insideHPC

Video: RSC Technologies – Leading Energy Efficient Supercomputing to Exascale

In this video from the HPC Advisory Council Switzerland Conference, Alexander Moskovsky from RSC presents: Leading Energy Efficient Supercomputing to Exascale. ...

Nvidia Pascal GPU is Just One Year Away
From insideHPC

Nvidia Pascal GPU is Just One Year Away

According to comments made at Nvidia’s GPU Technology Conference (GTC) last week, the Pascal, next generation GPU is now just a year away.

Podcast: Fighting Alzheimer’s with HPC
From insideHPC

Podcast: Fighting Alzheimer’s with HPC

In this podcast, Dr. Rudy Tanzi from Harvard Medical School describes his pioneering research in Alzheimer’s disease and how HPC is critical to the path forward...

BIOS Hacking
From Schneier on Security

BIOS Hacking

We've learned a lot about the NSA's abilities to hack a computer's BIOS so that the hack survives reinstalling the OS. Now we have a research presentation about...

Design fiction personas illustrate possible impact of educational tech
From Putting People First

Design fiction personas illustrate possible impact of educational tech

People talk about the future of technology in education as though it’s right around the corner, but most of us get to that corner and see it disappearing around...

Oceans of Data Institute
From The Eponymous Pickle

Oceans of Data Institute

Brought to my attention, the Oceans of Data Institute.   " ... The Oceans of Data Institute (ODI) is dedicated to raising a generation equipped to unlock the potential...

Interesting Links 23 March 2015
From Computer Science Teacher – Thoughts and Information From Alfred Thompson

Interesting Links 23 March 2015

Some great links this week. Images to use in class, a video for a TV show (yes about girls computing), and lots more. One of my best collections in recent weeks...

Video: OFA Update by ORNL
From insideHPC

Video: OFA Update by ORNL

"ORNL’s supercomputing program has grown from humble beginnings to deliver some of the most powerful systems in the world. On the way, it has helped researchers...

Design fiction, not science, hints at the future we actually want
From Putting People First

Design fiction, not science, hints at the future we actually want

The stories we tell ourselves about technology – typically, optimistic ones from would-be innovators, pessimistic ones from their critics – are usually too simple...

From Computational Complexity

Which mathematician had the biggest gap between fame and contribution?

(I was going to call this entry  Who was the worst mathematician of all time? but Clyde Kruskal reminded me that its not (say) Goldbach's fault that his conjecture...

Large Scale Graphics Visualization
From The Eponymous Pickle

Large Scale Graphics Visualization

Just noticed this new system.  I have been working with GePhi: An interview with Leo Meyerovich:Who is behind Graphistry?Graphistry spun out of UC Berkeley’s Parallel...

Vinimaya Visual Marketplace Discovery
From The Eponymous Pickle

Vinimaya Visual Marketplace Discovery

Mentioned last week in conjunction with delivering visual Marketplaces.  Can you understand your market visually through search?  Impressive approach. Vinimaya’s...

Why face-to-face contact matters in our digital age
From Putting People First

Why face-to-face contact matters in our digital age

Psychologist Susan Pinker on the importance of face-to-face contact in our era of disbanded families and virtual connections. “Research shows that people who feel...

Providing App Development Services for the Enterprise
From The Eponymous Pickle

Providing App Development Services for the Enterprise

In CWorld:  Which then makes me ask the question, what is the portfolio of services that are most important?  Again, I suggest that a form of business process modeling...

Podcast: Supercomputing BioFuels at TACC
From insideHPC

Podcast: Supercomputing BioFuels at TACC

In this TACC podcast, Klaus Schulten of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign describes the analysis and modeling of the cellulosome bond. The research...
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The Three Faces of Cyberwar
The Three Faces of Cyberwar
03.26.2015

The different aspects of cyberwar, and what can be done about them.

Agile Methods: A Follow-up ACM Webinar
Agile Methods: A Follow-up ACM Webinar
03.26.2015

A follow-up session to the ACM webinar Agile Methods: The Good, the Hype and the Ugly will take place on March …

Battling Bias
Battling Bias
03.20.2015

A regional Grace Hopper Celebration event this week focused on "advancing a gender diverse technology workforce in New York."

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