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A selection of CHI2009 papers
From Putting People First

A selection of CHI2009 papers

Today I spent some time looking through the CHI 2009 papers. Here is a personal selection (and you need an ACM membership to access them): A comparative study of...

President Obama Addresses the National Academies
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

President Obama Addresses the National Academies

On Monday, President Obama spoke before the National Academies during the National Academy of Sciences' Annual meeting. Both audio and video of the address are...

EnSight CFD
From insideHPC

EnSight CFD

This week visualization software provider CEI, maker of EnSight, announced the launch of EnSight CFD This new CFD visualization product has an interface specifically...

Green design can add to costs, but that isn
From insideHPC

Green design can add to costs, but that isn

From Enterprise IT Planet’s weekly news roundup, a few items of green news that you can drop at your next center staff meeting IT hosting company The Planet unveiled...

Obama sets goal for largest R&D investment in US
From insideHPC

Obama sets goal for largest R&D investment in US

Peter Harsha covered this a couple days ago at the CRA’s Policy Blog, but I managed to miss it then. The President used a speech before the members of the National...

Sun reports Q3, posts
From insideHPC

Sun reports Q3, posts

A lot went wrong for Sun’s business in the third quarter: Revenues for the third quarter of fiscal 2009 were $2.614 billion, as compared with $3.266 billion for...

Behind Blue
From insideHPC

Behind Blue

My pal Bill Kramer (who I just interviewed as part of a project I’m doing that I’ll talk more about in a week or so) has center stage in a video NCSA just released...

Is Interaction Design a dead-end job?
From Putting People First

Is Interaction Design a dead-end job?

Tim McCoy of Cooper thinks it is, at least as a service offering and a career path. “IDEO

Social networking sites as building tools
From Putting People First

Social networking sites as building tools

anthrodesign is a Yahoo! group of (currently 1693) individuals interested in the role of applied anthropology in the corporate, public sector, and medical contexts...

User-centred design improves workflows in radiology
From Putting People First

User-centred design improves workflows in radiology

From an article on eHealthNews: “The software developers at Siemens Healthcare have come up with something special for customers employing Siemens PACS (Picture...

Quest for Computable Knowledge
From The Eponymous Pickle

Quest for Computable Knowledge

Stephen Wolfram posts a short timeline of a Quest for Computable Knowledge. Certainly some interesting mentions. Includes things like Wolfram's New Kind of Science...

Nielsen on Global Media
From The Eponymous Pickle

Nielsen on Global Media

A very good pdf report on global social media from Nielsen, worth the read.

Tom Mitchell Named CMU University Professor
From CSDiary

Tom Mitchell Named CMU University Professor

An announcement sent out earlier today by Randy Bryant, Dean of the CMU School of Computer Science: I

Cray reports Q1, posts
From insideHPC

Cray reports Q1, posts

Supercomputing stalwart Cray Inc. reported results today for the first fiscal quarter of 2009. From the release Cray Inc. today announced financial results for...

Facebook Opens Up
From The Eponymous Pickle

Facebook Opens Up

I see that Facebook has released a largely open API. What this means is that you will start to see many additional parties writing applications for Facebook....

Policy Highlights from Communications of the ACM - April 2008 (Vol. 52, No. 4)
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

Policy Highlights from Communications of the ACM - April 2008 (Vol. 52, No. 4)

Items in the April issue of Communications of the ACM that have policy relevance. Remember, much of the material in CACM is considered premium content. You will...

upcoming conferences/talks
From Apophenia

upcoming conferences/talks

Now that I'm working at Microsoft Research, I'm doing a bit more public/academic speaking, but I've done a terrible job of announcing where and when. So let me...

InsideTrack: Rumors that two bidders survived the SGI
From insideHPC

InsideTrack: Rumors that two bidders survived the SGI

Industry sources say that only two bidders made it through the diligence process willing to submit a bid: Rackable, and a group of creditors, and that Rackable...

Ariely on Experimentation and Measurement
From The Eponymous Pickle

Ariely on Experimentation and Measurement

In SASCom Voices: Dan Ariely on experimentation and measurement. Always an important issue.

Cray Expands Reseller List for CX-1
From insideHPC

Cray Expands Reseller List for CX-1

Cray has announced that it has expanded its global set of resellers of the popular CX-1 deskside unit. We are pleased with the progress we are making with the Cray...
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