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Everybody
From Putting People First

Everybody

Further on my earlier theme of “we are all hackers now“, here is a long feature on user-generated devices by Fumitada Takahashi and Phil Keys in the Nikkei Electronics...

Fujitsu Claims Development of World
From insideHPC

Fujitsu Claims Development of World

Fujitsu has claimed that is has developed the world’s fastest processor.

Panasas announces research-focused storage
From insideHPC

Panasas announces research-focused storage

Yesterday storage vendor Panasas announced a new pricing lineup on storage products aimed at university research organizations The new Panasas Research Solutions...

links for 2009-05-13
From Wild WebMink

links for 2009-05-13

MPs' expenses: Gordon Brown backs plan for all claims to be published online Good move. I hope we don't have to have a blow-upUK...

Storefrontbacktalk Launches Research Site
From The Eponymous Pickle

Storefrontbacktalk Launches Research Site

StorefrontBacktalk has launched a retail technology research site called: StorefrontBackgroundHave always enjoyed Evan Schuman's blog on retail topics, and have...

Super Micro Announces GPU
From insideHPC

Super Micro Announces GPU

Super Micro has announced a new line of GPU server systems.

Cray Eyeing New HQ in St.
From insideHPC

Cray Eyeing New HQ in St.

According to the Minneapolis-St. Paul Tribune, Cray might be on their way to moving the corporate headquarters to downtown St. Paul.

Intel puts $12M in new visual computing research
From insideHPC

Intel puts $12M in new visual computing research

Intel announced yesterday that it will invest $12M US in a new computing research center in Europe Intel Corporation is investing $12 million to create a new research...

SiCortex used in designs for more energy efficient
From insideHPC

SiCortex used in designs for more energy efficient

HPC vendor SiCortex is talking about one of their customers, researchers and faculty at the Royal Military College of Canada, who are using their gear to design...

Netezza and the NYSE Superfast Network
From The Eponymous Pickle

Netezza and the NYSE Superfast Network

You may have noticed I have been exploring Netezza of late, the data warehousing appliance innovator. Here is an interesting case study that includes them:Case...

Is Google Diving Head First Into HCIR?
From The Noisy Channel

Is Google Diving Head First Into HCIR?

I’ve been at the Enterprise Search Summit all day, so I didn’t have the chance to pore through the buzz about Google’s Searchology announcements. But I did see...

Is Google Diving Head First Into HCIR?
From The Noisy Channel

Is Google Diving Head First Into HCIR?

I’ve been at the Enterprise Search Summit all day, so I didn’t have the chance to pore through the buzz about Google’s Searchology announcements. But I did see...

IEEE Computer Society Home Page
From The Eponymous Pickle

IEEE Computer Society Home Page

I mentioned that the CACM has a launched a new home page, to which I am contributing. I see that the IEEE Computer Society now also has a new main page. Has aIEEE's...

Green HPC podcast series coming in
From insideHPC

Green HPC podcast series coming in

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ACM Co-Sponsors Hill Briefing on Education
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

ACM Co-Sponsors Hill Briefing on Education

On May 20th, ACM will co-sponsor a briefing on Capitol Hill with the House STEM Education Caucus and the Congressional Black Caucus. The event, "Bringing Innovative...

The moral bankruptcy of Current TV - a personal comment
From Putting People First

The moral bankruptcy of Current TV - a personal comment

Until recently, I liked Current TV and its Vanguard journalism group very much. The reporting from such cities as Lagos, Nigeria was superb. I liked their mixture...

Alternative Certification for CS Teachers
From Computer Science Teachers Association

Alternative Certification for CS Teachers

In the midst of budget cuts (which the politicians claim won't harm education), a colleague of mine reported that a local school system had declared that it would...

Human-centred design for sustainable development on an urban scale
From Putting People First

Human-centred design for sustainable development on an urban scale

The built environment is now the largest negative factor in the stability of ecosystems and the climate. As populations become increasingly urbanized, the evolution...

Johanna Brewer about ethnography and design
From Putting People First

Johanna Brewer about ethnography and design

Nicolas Nova reports on a lecture by Johanna Brewer about “What can ethnography do for technology?” Brewer, who is a PhD candidate in the Informatics department...

Business Innovation Factory launches Student Experience Lab
From Putting People First

Business Innovation Factory launches Student Experience Lab

The non-profit Business Innovation Factory (BIF) yesterday launched a new laboratory to enable innovation in higher education. The lab will support the design of...
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