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SIGIR
From The Noisy Channel

SIGIR

Thanks to Jeff Dalton for alerting me to SIGIR 2009 announcing the lists of accepted papers and posters. As Jon Elsas points out, the authorship looks quite different...

SIGIR
From The Noisy Channel

SIGIR

Thanks to Jeff Dalton for alerting me to SIGIR 2009 announcing the lists of accepted papers and posters. As Jon Elsas points out, the authorship looks quite different...

Google Profiles: Nice Idea, Meh Execution
From The Noisy Channel

Google Profiles: Nice Idea, Meh Execution

The top story on Techmeme is the new push Google is making around profiles. You can get a sense of the reactions from links to the official Google post. Here is...

Google Profiles: Nice Idea, Meh Execution
From The Noisy Channel

Google Profiles: Nice Idea, Meh Execution

The top story on Techmeme is the new push Google is making around profiles. You can get a sense of the reactions from links to the official Google post. Here is...

CMU Places 12th in World, 3rd in North America, at ACM Programming Contest
From CSDiary

CMU Places 12th in World, 3rd in North America, at ACM Programming Contest

The CMU team of Tom Conerly (CS sophomore), Celestine Lau (ECE senior), and Alan Pierce (CS sophomore) placed 12th overall, 3rd in North America, in the ACM International...

Lustre User Group Keynote + Lustre Roadmap
From insideHPC

Lustre User Group Keynote + Lustre Roadmap

The Sun HPC Watercooler has pointed us to the keynote presentation video from the Lustre User Group meeting in Sausalito, CA.

Federal Trade Commission Issues Proposed Breach Notification Rule
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

Federal Trade Commission Issues Proposed Breach Notification Rule

On April 16 the Federal Trade Commission issued a proposed rule requiring entities to notify consumers in the event that the security of their electronic health...

WolframAlpha Briefing
From The Eponymous Pickle

WolframAlpha Briefing

Attended the WolframAlpha briefing today, which consisted of an overview by Steven Wolfram and his demonstration of his very ambitious interactive knowledge system...

"Living and Learning with Social Media"
From Apophenia

"Living and Learning with Social Media"

Over the weekend, I gave a talk at the Penn State Symposium for Teaching and Learning with Technology. I have made a crib of the talk available for anyone who might...

Quantum databases: what are they good for?
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Quantum databases: what are they good for?

Hu et al. just posted An efficient quantum search engine on unsorted database. They refer to an older paper by Patel (2001), Quantum database search can do without...

Nokia and Augmented Reality
From The Eponymous Pickle

Nokia and Augmented Reality

Short piece on augmented reality that Nokia is developing for cell phones. The potential retail applications are considerable. I also am looking for the inclusion...

So What is a Quick Trip?
From The Eponymous Pickle

So What is a Quick Trip?

Herb Sorensen of TNS Sorensen covers the topic of a quick trip in grocery retail in a recent post. This is covered in more detail in his forthcoming book: Inside...

Google Similar Images: A Glitch?
From The Noisy Channel

Google Similar Images: A Glitch?

After my post yesterday about Google’s new image similarity search, a colleague sent me this link: Oops! But, more importantly, it argues strongly that Google...

Google Similar Images: A Glitch?
From The Noisy Channel

Google Similar Images: A Glitch?

After my post yesterday about Google’s new image similarity search, a colleague sent me this link: Oops! But, more importantly, it argues strongly that Google...

links for 2009-04-21
From Wild WebMink

links for 2009-04-21

The Difference Between God and Larry Ellison This was the first book I read about Oracle. (tags: Oracle Book Amazon...

Reg open for accelerators in HPC
From insideHPC

Reg open for accelerators in HPC

A quickie from NCSA Registration is now open for the Symposium on Application Accelerators in High-Performance Computing (SAAHPC’09), which will be held July 27...

SiCortex revises green performance index, intros
From insideHPC

SiCortex revises green performance index, intros

Today HPC vendor SiCortex revised its Green Computing Performance Index (GCPI, which we first covered when it was announced back in November) based on what it referred...

Advertorials Preferred To Ads?
From The Noisy Channel

Advertorials Preferred To Ads?

From “Brand Mentions Preferred over Ads” in eMarketer: Compared with banner ads, pop-up ads, e-mail offers and sponsored links, articles that include brand information...

Advertorials Preferred To Ads?
From The Noisy Channel

Advertorials Preferred To Ads?

From “Brand Mentions Preferred over Ads” in eMarketer: Compared with banner ads, pop-up ads, e-mail offers and sponsored links, articles that include brand information...

Sun Revamps HPC
From insideHPC

Sun Revamps HPC

Sun has revamped their public HPC website.
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