Category Archives: Blog – IT & More

Cloud Expo Asia 2013

Dear all, I would like to draw your attention to the upcoming Cloud Expo Asia 2013, held from 13-14 Nov 2013 at Suntec Exhibition Centre, Singapore. I am actually invited to speak at this event but unfortunately, I have reservist … Continue reading

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New advanced computing institute to tackle big problems

Interesting news pertaining to Big Data from The Seattle Times, enjoy šŸ™‚ The University of Washington and the Department of Energyā€™s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory are forming a new enterprise, the Northwest Institute for Advanced Computing, to tackle a wide … Continue reading

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Steps to make a Raspberry Pi Supercomputer

It appears that a bunch of computational engineers, lead by Professor Simon Cox (the full team is acknowledged here)Ā at the University of Southampton have built a supercomputer from 64Ā Raspberry PiĀ computers and Lego (yes, you didn’t read wrongly. Lego). The supercomputer … Continue reading

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Accenture and AT&T Launch Medical Imaging Solution

Helps Hospitals Access Medical Images and Doctors Collaborate CHICAGO,Ā Nov. 28, 2011Ā /PRNewswire/ —Ā AccentureĀ (NYSE:Ā ACN) andĀ AT&T* have launched a new medical imaging solution that will enhance the capabilities of health professionals and radiologists to electronically share, review and store medical images, such as … Continue reading

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HTML5 code could replace Windows applications

Interesting insights fromĀ V3.co.ukĀ on the next generation standards – HTML 5 HTML5 could soon allow any kind of application to run inside a browser, enabling developers to build software that runs across virtually any platform, according to Microsoft’s Paul Cotton, who … Continue reading

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Graduate Students Create Recyclable Laptop

Creativity in Green, now that is a topic that constantly excites me. I chanced up a blog entry titled “Graduate Students Create Recyclable Laptop” at Chronicle.com and the idea further extending the lifespan of the average laptop has been demonstrated … Continue reading

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Card Trick Leads to New Bound on Data Compression

An article fromĀ TechnologyReview examines how “aĀ magician’s card trick has prompted a mathematical re-evaluation of the limits on data compression”. That my friends is the amazing ability of creativity šŸ™‚ Here’s a card trick to impress your friends. Give a deck … Continue reading

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Researchers use light from LEDs to send data wirelessly

I picked this article up from Computerworld.com and I think its exciting news – fast data transfer (230Mbit/sec) using visible light from commercial light-emitting diodes. Computerworld – Light coming from lamps in your home could eventually be used to encode … Continue reading

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Ramblings: SingLive 2009 – Day One

Phew, what a long day! I woke up at 6am just to beat the traffic jam (even though I am not driving today) to the exhibition centre – Suntec City Convention Hall for SingLive 2009. The day got an exciting … Continue reading

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Dell, Intel, Motion Computing join for healthcare IT app

This is good news, in fact, I’m rather excited about it. Dell, Intel and Motion Computing (which is Intel) have jointly launched a new service to assess, design and validate the quality and coverage of wireless networks for healthcare information … Continue reading

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