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Testifying on the NITRD Act
From CSDiary

Testifying on the NITRD Act

This morning I will be one of four witnesses testifying before the Committee on Science and Technology of the US House of Representatives. The purpose of the hearing...

Sun confirms additional 1,500 jobs
From insideHPC

Sun confirms additional 1,500 jobs

MercuryNews.com reported yesterday that Sun has confirmed additional job cuts this week Sun Microsystems, amid persistent reports of a possible acquisition by IBM...

InsideTrack: stimulus money headed into HPC on the back of other
From insideHPC

InsideTrack: stimulus money headed into HPC on the back of other

I was on the phone with Charlie Wuischpard, the CEO of Penguin Computing, today and got some interesting insight into possible HPC impact from President Obama’s...

GPS Tracking
From The Eponymous Pickle

GPS Tracking

Had a great conversation with Rob Schwartz. He is CEO of TrackAmerica. They have a number of quickly mountable, good value GPS tracking solutions for assets and...

Reckitt-Benckiser Invests in Web
From The Eponymous Pickle

Reckitt-Benckiser Invests in Web

Noted Consumer Package Good maker, notable for its Lysol brand: From AdAge: " Reckitt-Benckiser will Shift $20 Million to Web From TV ... will cap off its fifth...

Common Knowledge
From The Eponymous Pickle

Common Knowledge

A blog: Common Knowledge, that discusses the issues behind a Science Commons.

Update on Recovery.Gov
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

Update on Recovery.Gov

Recovery.gov is one of the first deliverables of the massive funding package better known as the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). Mandated by ARRA...

Design is the Problem: An Interview with Nathan Shedroff
From Putting People First

Design is the Problem: An Interview with Nathan Shedroff

Nathan Shedroff’s latest book, Design is the Problem: The Future of Design Must Be Sustainable, has just been published by Rosenfeld Media, and is likely to become...

Co-creation in service design
From Putting People First

Co-creation in service design

Ben Fullerton has an article out in the March/April issue of Interactions magazine on Co-creation in Service Design. It focuses on the

Experience based design at the UK
From Putting People First

Experience based design at the UK

Yesterday I was in Lille, France, to speak at a small conference on service design organised by Philippe Picaud, the highly dynamic design director of Oxylane-Decathlon...

Symposium Summary: Unsecured Economies Panel
From CERIAS Blog

Symposium Summary: Unsecured Economies Panel

A panel summary by Kripa Shankar. Panel Members: Karthik Kannan, Krannert School of Management, Purdue University Jackie Rees, Krannert School of Management,...

But will it play in
From insideHPC

But will it play in

If you didn’t grow up in the US on reruns of 1960s television, you might want the Wikipedia entry for that title. Anyway, I just got off the air recording an episode...

Emerging Marketplace Simulation
From The Eponymous Pickle

Emerging Marketplace Simulation

Thinkvine has announced their Emerging Marketplace: Marketing Simulation and Planning Software. The link includes case studies and overviews. Reviewing." ......

Bernie Hogan: "Networking in Everyday Life"
From Apophenia

Bernie Hogan: "Networking in Everyday Life"

One of the coolest things about being at Microsoft Research is that there are systems in place that make it very easy to collaborate with faculty at other institutions...

Power efficient servers, virtualization, and green
From insideHPC

Power efficient servers, virtualization, and green

We’ve been talking a bit here lately about the uses of virtualization in HPC, and there are strong advocates on both sides of the question. The general roar of...

Nokia
From Putting People First

Nokia

Two new interviews on Nokia’s IdeasProject: Cheap sensors are transformative Monitor Networks CEO Chris Meyer sees tremendous possibilities in the observation and...

Appro and Terascala Partner on
From insideHPC

Appro and Terascala Partner on

Appro and Terascala announced a partnership this morning to deliver Appro’s Xtreme-X and HyperGreen Blade Cluster solutions in conjunction with Terascala’s MTS...

Modeling and SImulation
From The Eponymous Pickle

Modeling and SImulation

David E.Goldberg passes along a slideshow describing an interdisciplinary course on modeling and simulation at the Olin COllege of Engineering. Well done.

STFC Daresbury Laboratory
From insideHPC

STFC Daresbury Laboratory

More news from the UK’s Streamline Computing, this time about a new system to be installed at the UK Science and Technology Facilities Council

SiCortex says Nehalem is too little, too
From insideHPC

SiCortex says Nehalem is too little, too

SiCortex is one of the few HPC vendors who doesn’t have at least one product line in the Nehalem refresh fest that marked today’s chip launch. Of course their gear...
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