Grids

Computing Grids are the combination of computer resources from multiple administrative domains applied to a common task, usually to a scientific, technical or business problem that requires a great number of computer processing cycles or the need to process large amounts of data.



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Tweet In October 2013, VICE News was invited to visit the infamous tech mogul and creator of Megaupload, Kim Dotcom, at his palatial property in New Zealand. Even though Kim is under house arrest—since he’s at the center of history’s largest copyright case—he’s still able to visit a recording studio […]

Kim Dotcom: The Man Behind Megaupload


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TweetJulian Assange Calls on Computer Hackers to Unite Against NSA Surveillance: Those high-tech workers, we are a particular class, and it’s time that we recognized that we are a class and looked back in history and understood that the great gains in human rights and education and so on that […]

Julian Assange’s 2014 Message to System Administrators





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TweetBy Sean Gallagher | Originally Published By ARS Technica Researchers at the Vienna University of Technology (TU Vienna) have developed a 3D printing technology that can quickly print detailed objects in nanoscale using a process called two-photon lithography. It’s fast, too: the precision required to print objects with features measured in hundreds of nanometers […]

New 3D printer could create nano-devices in minutes



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TweetNew technology from Center of Nanotechnology and Molecular Materials holds promise in thermoelectrics When Wake Forest graduate student Corey Hewitt (Ph.D. ’13) touches a two-inch square of black fabric, a meter goes berserk. Simply by touching a small piece of Power Felt – a promising new thermoelectric device developed by […]

Power Felt gives a charge


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Tweet Immersiva is one of the most icon simulators in any metaverse, Bryn Oh‘s, (Immersiva’s creator), artistic soul flows, breathes, and evolves on a checker board grid that immerses you in lucid dreams and stories. Bryn’s free expression has had a profound effect on the residents of Second Life, and […]

Immersiva


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TweetFacebook will introduce apps based on its new Open Graph and Gestures platforms at an event Wednesday in San Francisco, according to a report. The apps will let users “frictionlessly” share based on actions other than “like,” “read” or “watch,” according to AllThingsD, which cites “sources” in the report. Read […]

Facebook to Introduce New Open Graph Apps, Gestures Wednesday [REPORT]



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TweetScientists are one step closer to making a biological computer after building basic components for digital devices out of bacteria and DNA. Some scientists believe that, in the future, small biological computers could roam our bodies monitoring our health and correcting any problems they find. Researchers from Imperial College London […]

Biological Computer


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TweetThey Were There – People who changed the way the world works. What does it mean to be an IBMer? Every employee experiences the company in different ways, but the global impact IBM has made on business and society over the last 100 years gives us all a common framework. […]

IBM Centennial Film


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Tweet2nd Gen Intel® Core™ i5 processor and integrated graphics card demo CES 201 The 2nd Generation Intel® Core™ desktop processor familydelivers smart, energy-efficient desktop processors that enable innovative, small and stylish desktop PC designs. These new processors, combined with the Intel® 6 Series Chipset family, deliver visibly smart performance for […]

2nd Gen Intel Core i5




TweetI’ve made a few trips to AM Radio/IDIA Labs’ sims, and I’ve always found the builds to be surprising and delightful. AM Radio has the ability to create existential, spiritual and relatable sims. His detailed builds and amazing textures illustrate the ideas of falling in between spaces, alternate universes, parallel […]

AM Radio


TweetMachinima.com is the place for virtual world movies and videos. For those that don’t fully understand what Machinima is here’s a description clip from Wikipedia to give you a clue. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Machinima Machinima (pronounced /m???i?n?m?/ or /m????n?m?/) is the use of real-time three-dimensional (3-D) graphics rendering engines to generate computer animation. […]

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