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Obama Administration Appoints a Chief Technology Officer
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

Obama Administration Appoints a Chief Technology Officer

One of the Administration's campaign promises was to create the position of Chief Technology Officer. While the specific job description was vague during the campaign...

From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

After leading the world in telecommunications research innovations, the United States now trails several dozen other nations in the availability of broadband to...

Cray, Fernbach, and Kennedy award nominations due July
From insideHPC

Cray, Fernbach, and Kennedy award nominations due July

Dan Reed has a post on his blog today about the upcoming due dates for HPC’s Nobel Prizes, the Cray and Fernbach awards, plus a brand new one named in honor of...

Molecular model of brain yields first
From insideHPC

Molecular model of brain yields first

From the BBC, news of work presented at the European Future Technologies meeting in Prague on “Blue Brain,” a research effort started in 2005 to reverse engineer...

Organizing Internationally
From Computer Science Teachers Association

Organizing Internationally

CSTA's membership continues to grow, and as it does, we strive to find better ways to serve all of our members no matter where they happen to live. At present...

IBM Takes on Jeopardy
From The Eponymous Pickle

IBM Takes on Jeopardy

In the NY Times, the technology section : ' ... I.B.M. plans to announce Monday that it is in the final stages of completing a computer program to compete against...

Consumer Machine Vision
From The Eponymous Pickle

Consumer Machine Vision

Sammy Haroon, former astute enterprise colleague, writes about work in understanding consumers in real time using machine vision and some of his experiences....

Cilk++ Multicore
From insideHPC

Cilk++ Multicore

The folks at CilkArts have announced that they will hold a two day course on programming in a multicore environment with Cilk++.

links for 2009-04-27
From Wild WebMink

links for 2009-04-27

IP Location tools Some very useful building-blocks on this site, both available as web services and as SQL databases you can host...

Hill Tech Happenings, Week of April 27
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

Hill Tech Happenings, Week of April 27

April 28 Hearing: The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee will hold a hearing on cybersecurity. 10 a.m., 342 Dirksen Building The Federal...

Inside HPC publishing, and the week in
From insideHPC

Inside HPC publishing, and the week in

Latest features are up at HPCwire. In my Q&A with Randi Cohen, the Computer Science Acquisitions editor at CRC Press, I pepper her with questions about what she...

BlueGene to compete on
From insideHPC

BlueGene to compete on

Found at the NY Times, courtesy of the Computing Research Policy TumbleLog, an article about IBM’s research efforts to develop an application for its BlueGene platform...

Cloud computing
From insideHPC

Cloud computing

Joe Landman comments at his blog about one of the problems with cloud computing at the high end: data in motion. He references a news release at HPCwire from a...

Six years of
From insideHPC

Six years of

From Nigel Dessau’s blog at AMD (he’s the chief marketeer), word of AMD’s 6th birthday (that’s 42 in dog years), and its most recently announced processor tweaks...

Al Gore to keynote SC09: an exclusive interview with SC09 chair Wilf
From insideHPC

Al Gore to keynote SC09: an exclusive interview with SC09 chair Wilf

SC09, the HPC community’s largest technical conference, trade show, and annual homecoming, has announced that Al Gore (yes, the Nobel Prize winning, Academy Award...

Who Wants To Play
From The Noisy Channel

Who Wants To Play

That would be IBM Research, for millions of dollars (I suspect). I’ve known about the Jeopardy project for a while from colleagues at IBM, and I’m glad I can finally...

Who Wants To Play
From The Noisy Channel

Who Wants To Play

That would be IBM Research, for millions of dollars (I suspect). I’ve known about the Jeopardy project for a while from colleagues at IBM, and I’m glad I can finally...

New Business Intelligence
From The Eponymous Pickle

New Business Intelligence

Tom Davenport on what he calls the new Business Intelligence. He studied Procter's analytical capabilities among a number of other companies. Pretty good though...

Vodafone
From Putting People First

Vodafone

After a short hiatus, Vodafone’s Receiver Magazine is updated again with a series of articles under the heading “Seizing the Moment”. The first one in the series...

links for 2009-04-26
From Wild WebMink

links for 2009-04-26

NewsMap If you've never looked at this news visualisation application before, and you are the sort of person who checks pages like...
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