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Update on CCC Robotics
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Update on CCC Robotics

The CCC-sponsored

NVIDIA Releases Q4
From insideHPC

NVIDIA Releases Q4

NVIDIA has released its financial results for the fourth quarter of FY2009.

The Internet of Things and mobile devices
From Putting People First

The Internet of Things and mobile devices

Ajit Jaokar, founder of futuretext, just wrote a somewhat technical article on his blog where he discusses the basic ideas and significance of the Internet of Things...

Book: The Language of Things
From Putting People First

Book: The Language of Things

The Language of Things: Understanding the World of Desirable Objects by Deyan Sudjic Publisher: W.W. Norton & Co. (June 1, 2009) Hardcover: 224 pages Description...

Becoming a customer experience-driven business
From Putting People First

Becoming a customer experience-driven business

Peter Merholz, founding partner and president of Adaptive Path, now writes the “Experience Matters” column for the revamped HarvardBusiness.org where he tries “to...

Designing people-centred policy: how can user centred design help public services?
From Putting People First

Designing people-centred policy: how can user centred design help public services?

Nick Marsh of Engine Service Design contemplates how user-centred design can help public services. How do we enable patients with chronic conditions to take care...

From Springenwerk Blog

Links for 2009-02-10 [del.icio.us]

Rails versus Django · SuperJared.com I attempted to gather my thoughts into some elaborate explanation, delving into the subtleties and intricacies surrounding...

Details on Intel
From insideHPC

Details on Intel

Pointer from Multicoreinfo.com to an article at Ars Technica providing a peek at some of the details of Intel’s forthcoming 8-core chip At an ISSCC session Monday...

SGI strikes
From insideHPC

SGI strikes

SGI doesn’t coordinate with me, of course, but I can’t help but consider the timing of their most recent press release in the context of the RNA Networks announcement...

DARPA
From insideHPC

DARPA

The CRA Policy Blog posts news that Anthony Tether, head of DARPA during the second President Bush’s administration, is resigning on the 20th of this month. He...

HPCwire on SGI
From insideHPC

HPCwire on SGI

Have you found yourself asking, “What the heck is non-GAAP and why does SGI report it?” Ask no more, friends. Instead, click on over to HPCwire and read the article...

Review: The Public Domain
From The Eponymous Pickle

Review: The Public Domain

Just finished on a long flight: James Boyle's: The Public Domain, Enclosing the Commons of the Mind. Available for buying, reading or downloading online free....

NASA Ames Director Named Best of
From insideHPC

NASA Ames Director Named Best of

The Director of the NASA Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, California has been named the 2009 Federal Laboratory Consortium Laboratory Director of the Year...

Social Dynamics of Wikipedia
From The Eponymous Pickle

Social Dynamics of Wikipedia

The WikiDashboard is a system that analyzes the social dynamics of a Wikipedia entry. Good overview article about it in Tech Review. By examining the social dynamics...

Jan-Christoph Zoels talk at India
From Putting People First

Jan-Christoph Zoels talk at India

Experientia partner Jan-Christoph Zoels is currently in Ahmedabad, India, for a client project. But he found time for an informal talk at the highly acclaimed National...

Germany goes
From insideHPC

Germany goes

Forschungszentrum Juelich (FZJ) has a press release (in German) announcing that the Gauss Center for Supercomputing (GCS) (a co-orperation between the German national...

Interview with John Knight, user experience manager at Vodafone
From Putting People First

Interview with John Knight, user experience manager at Vodafone

John Knight, user experience manager at Vodafone’s UE Design Development team was interviewed by Giles Colborne of cxpartners. “One of the things I

Robin Wight and the Peacock's Tail
From The Eponymous Pickle

Robin Wight and the Peacock's Tail

Met Robin Wight, president of the WCRS & Engine Group, at the recent Neurocon 2009. He passes along this fascinating video: An amazing theory called The Peacock's...

Make Recovery.Gov Web 2.0 Friendly
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

Make Recovery.Gov Web 2.0 Friendly

All eyes are on one piece of legislation currently being considered by Congress -- The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. This legislation is essentially a...

Cognitive Computing Project
From The Eponymous Pickle

Cognitive Computing Project

Cognitive Computing project, seeking to reverse engineer the mind. Quite an ambitious project. See also Dharmendra Mondha's cognitive computing blog. I had"...
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