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Analyst speculates rumored IBM/Sun deal could eliminate 10,000
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Analyst speculates rumored IBM/Sun deal could eliminate 10,000

From Forbes today comes a thought experiment exploring what might happen if the IBM/Sun deal actually happens The outlook: This could be a particularly messy merger...

This Blog now on the ACM Site
From The Eponymous Pickle

This Blog now on the ACM Site

This blog, among a number of others, is now featured on the re-designed Communications of the ACM site. I have been a member of the ACM since grad school and...

SiCortex Announces Record
From insideHPC

SiCortex Announces Record

The folks over at SiCortex today announced record growth in Q1 of 2009, to the tune of 100%.

Intel/GE healthcare alliance underlines strategic value of ethnographic research
From Putting People First

Intel/GE healthcare alliance underlines strategic value of ethnographic research

If you ever need a solid case on why ethnographic research can provide strategic value to companies, yesterday’s announcement of the $250 million Intel/GE healthcare...

Online Couponing
From The Eponymous Pickle

Online Couponing

From Retailwire, a good discussion on online couponing. Nothing very surprising, but a good overview of issues.

Harvard named next CUDA center of
From insideHPC

Harvard named next CUDA center of

Harvard joins Taiwan U, U of Utah, and UIUC as the company’s latest CUDA Center of Excellence NVIDIA Corporation, inventor of the GPU, today announced that Harvard...

Terabit Ethernet on the
From insideHPC

Terabit Ethernet on the

Article at Network World this week on developments on the terabit Ethernet front Looking down the LAN road, the Terabit Ethernet milestone is very much in sight...

From Springenwerk Blog

Ruby Deutsche Bank CSV Converter

I've recently signed up with FreeAgentCentral. It's a really great service, but it didn't like Deutsche Bank's CSV files. That's why I wrote a converter. Check....

New version of Berkeley Lab Checkpoint Restart
From insideHPC

New version of Berkeley Lab Checkpoint Restart

Found at HPCwire A combustion researcher may run a huge simulation of a laboratory-scale flame experiment on a supercomputer to better understand the turbulence...

Free IPhone App Course
From The Eponymous Pickle

Free IPhone App Course

Stanford University has released a free 10 week course on developing IPhone applications. Based on a Stanford course, online participants see all content, but do...

Google unveils its super secret server design, DC and batteries built
From insideHPC

Google unveils its super secret server design, DC and batteries built

Thanks to Twitter user Yeraze (of Vizworld.com fame) for passing this c|net article on to insideHPC World HQ. On Wednesday Google took the wraps off its custom...

SC09 Tech Program submissions deadline
From insideHPC

SC09 Tech Program submissions deadline

From SC09’s web site SC09, the international conference for high performance computing, networking, storage and analysis, which opens November 14th in Portland,...

Gestural Interfaces
From The Eponymous Pickle

Gestural Interfaces

A good piece on gestural interfaces and some of their recent developments and applications. I have used everything from paper tape to light pens to the foot-mouse...

Fail Fast
From The Eponymous Pickle

Fail Fast

Via Steve King. Good article: The Importance of Failed Innovation. The comments also make some good points. I will add that it is also about managing your failure...

Presidential Awards for Excellence in Science, Mathematics, Engineering Mentoring
From Computer Science Teachers Association

Presidential Awards for Excellence in Science, Mathematics, Engineering Mentoring

If you know an organization or an individual who is doing outstanding work mentoring underrepresented students in computing, you might want to nominate them for...

Thursday's Link Roundup on April 2nd
From Wild WebMink

Thursday's Link Roundup on April 2nd

The ACTA Timeline (or Everything You Need To Know About ACTA But Your Government Won't Tell You) This legislation appears to be the work of bureaucrats withoutFree...

AMD comments on
From insideHPC

AMD comments on

HPCwire’s Michael Feldman posted a feature yesterday on AMD’s response to Intel’s latest chip I spoke with John Fruehe, AMD’s worldwide business development manager...

Computing research that changed the world symposium slides
From insideHPC

Computing research that changed the world symposium slides

A quickie from the CCC blog Slides from all speakers at the remarkable March 25th Library of Congress symposium

NCSA researcher to edit special issue of IEEE
From insideHPC

NCSA researcher to edit special issue of IEEE

News from NCSA this week NCSA researcher Volodymyr Kindratenko and colleagues David Bader (Georgia Institute of Technology) and David Kaeli (Northeastern University)...

Fixstars Announces GPU Software
From insideHPC

Fixstars Announces GPU Software

Fixstars Corp, proprietors of Cell/BE software and services, have announced a new software service based on NVIDIA CUDA GPU technology.
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