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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 🙂 The University of Washington and the Department of Energy’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) at the University of Southampton have built a supercomputer from 64 Raspberry Pi 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, Nov. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and 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 from V3.co.uk 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 from TechnologyReview examines how “a 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 🙂 Here’s a card trick to impress your friends. Give a deck … Continue reading

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