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University of Magdeburg to Deploy
From insideHPC

University of Magdeburg to Deploy

The University of Magdeburg of Germany has announced that MEGWARE Computer GmbH, the SiCortex partner in Germany, has been selected to install a new SiCortex 5832...

Butte Super May Pay off for Butte
From insideHPC

Butte Super May Pay off for Butte

We’ve recently been following the progress of a new supercomputing project spawned by the folks in Butte, Montana.

The unforeseen consequences of the social web
From Putting People First

The unforeseen consequences of the social web

Lidija Davis reflects on ReadWriteWeb on the consequences of what you do on social media and its traces that cannot be easily removed from the Web. The social Web...

Hardware is
From insideHPC

Hardware is

From Doug Eadline over at Linux Magazine When I

Symposium on Application Accelerators in
From insideHPC

Symposium on Application Accelerators in

The NCSA-hosted Symposium on Application Accelerators in HPC is gearing up for sumissions for its July 2009 conference The first annual 2009 Symposium on Application...

Gov Bill Richardson points to the next job for
From insideHPC

Gov Bill Richardson points to the next job for

You’ll recall that early last year New Mexico’s big (like number 3 on the Nov 2007 list big) SGI started running jobs from outside users, and that NM’s plans for...

Class action lawsuit filed against Rackable for alleged violiations of securities
From insideHPC

Class action lawsuit filed against Rackable for alleged violiations of securities

Attorneys are getting geared up to press a class action against Rackable. There are several attorney announcements out there trying to gather members of the class...

From Springenwerk Blog

"item" is a Reserved Word in Internet Explorer 6 and 7

Arg! I know every web developer hates the IE. But sometimes the reasons why we hate it so much become so painfully obvious again. Like today. I've been workingCompanion...

IDC forecasts declining HPC systems
From insideHPC

IDC forecasts declining HPC systems

This sounds like a no-brainer, but keep in mind that predictions right now are all over the map and depend upon how you slice the market. The Platform/Waters survey...

Focusing on core
From insideHPC

Focusing on core

I’ve been really busy lately, and Joe Landman has a post on recent RIFs in the HPC ecosystem that nicely lays out what’s going on lately, only some of which has...

Searching for the -gpu
From insideHPC

Searching for the -gpu

Jeff Layton over at Cluster Monkey is on the quest for the -gpu option — a quick way to take an existing code and optimize it for GPUs without a rewrite. He isn’t...

A Retail Drama
From The Eponymous Pickle

A Retail Drama

Yesterday I walked Costco with a cart. I take more than a casual interest in these kinds of excursions. I look for assortment, costs, technologies and shelf design...

What technology has taught us at dizzying speed
From Putting People First

What technology has taught us at dizzying speed

Alice Rawsthorn, the design critic of the International Herald Tribune, reflects on what skills have, because of technology, become less useful than they would...

Horizon Report 2009
From Putting People First

Horizon Report 2009

The annual Horizon Report describes the continuing work of the New Media Consortium (NMC)

People-centric sensing in the city of the near future
From Putting People First

People-centric sensing in the city of the near future

Fabien Girardin, whose work I start to know (and appreciate) more and more, just uploaded the presentation of his research work in the domain of people-centric...

Carlos Guestrin Wins IJCAI
From CSDiary

Carlos Guestrin Wins IJCAI

Carlos Guestrin, a faculty member in Machine Learning, Computer Science, and Civil and Environmental Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University, is the recipient...

Future of Books
From The Eponymous Pickle

Future of Books

The future of books and knowledge, one of my favorite topics. From the NYRB: Google and the Future of Books. See also my recent comments on book scanning progress...

Brand Manager Blogs
From The Eponymous Pickle

Brand Manager Blogs

Dave Knox, P&G Brand Manager, has an interesting personal blog.

Kitchen Budapest visit
From Putting People First

Kitchen Budapest visit

I just posted an article on Core77 about my visit yesterday to Kitchen Budapest. Check it out. KiBu will be presenting three projects at the upcoming Lift09 conference...

Microsoft Announces New BI
From The Eponymous Pickle

Microsoft Announces New BI

An overview presentation of changes in Microsoft's Business Intelligence roadmap.
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