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Impact, Not Indicators or Artifacts
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Impact, Not Indicators or Artifacts

It is worth remembering that our field grew from the confluence of mathematics, physics, electrical engineering, psychology, information theory and management and...

Bridging Cultures For Collaboration
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Bridging Cultures For Collaboration

All too often, our technical curricula fail to focus on the human aspect of cross-domain collaboration. Technical skills are necessary, but not sufficient. One...

Lessons From Apollo
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Lessons From Apollo

 As we consider how to explain the necessity of long-term investment in science and technology research and development, as we teach a new generation of students...

The Fallacy of Rankings
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The Fallacy of Rankings

The list of the world's fastest computers will soon be announced. As always, we can expect the latest announcement to garner interest among the technological community...

Hpc: Making a Small Fortune
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Hpc: Making a Small Fortune

There is an old joke in the high-performance computing community that begins with a question, “How do you make a small fortune in high-performance computing?” There...

High-Performance Computing: Where
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High-Performance Computing: Where

By definition, the raison d’être for high-performance computing is high performance, but floating point operations per second (FLOPS) need not be the only measure...

When Petascale Is Just Too Slow
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When Petascale Is Just Too Slow

Evolution or revolution, it’s the persistent question. Can we build reliable esascale systems from extrapolations of current technology or will new approaches be...

Connecting the Two Ends: Mobile Clouds
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Connecting the Two Ends: Mobile Clouds

  In 1959, the colorful and brilliant physicist, Richard Feynman, gave a seminal lecture to the American Physical Society entitled, "There's Plenty of Room at...

Pipelining, Computing Innovation And Economic Growth
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Pipelining, Computing Innovation And Economic Growth

In this economic downturn, as everyone looks with a wary eye at discretionary spending, it is instructive to consider the role of computing technology and innovation...
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