Thursday, September 11, 2014


CIO:  9 Rules for the Developer-ization of IT  http://www.cio.com/article/2605024/developer/developer-163690-9-rules-for-the-developer-ization-of-it.html

HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW:  Getting Cross-Cultural Teamwork Right  http://blogs.hbr.org/2014/09/getting-cross-cultural-teamwork-right/

BBC:  Scottish independence: Cameron, Clegg and Miliband make Scotland 'No' vote plea  http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-scotland-scotland-politics-29136699

GRIST:  China just got serious about global warming. Now we’re really out of excuses.   http://grist.org/climate-energy/china-just-got-serious-about-global-warming-now-were-really-out-of-excuses/

BBC:  China says South China Sea land reclamation 'justified'  http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-29139125

INDIA TIMES:  4 innovative use of technology  http://cio.economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/corporate-news/4-innovative-use-of-technology/42105445

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN: "Immortal" Cells from Henrietta Lacks Lead to Updated Rules on Genomic Data Sharing   http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/immortal-cells-from-henrietta-lacks-lead-to-updated-rules-on-genomic-data-sharing/?&WT.mc_id=SA_HLTH_20140903

LESS AND LESS JOBS. WALL STREET JOURNAL:  SUPERCOMPUTERS BECKON BUSINESS  http://www.brocade.com/downloads/documents/fact_sheet/network-facts-supercomputers-business.pdf

FORTUNE: The supercomputer will see you now  http://fortune.com/2012/12/03/the-supercomputer-will-see-you-now/

FORTUNE: IBM's Watson woos developers  http://fortune.com/2013/11/14/ibms-watson-woos-developers/

BUSINESS INSIDER: IBM's Watson Supercomputer Is Becoming The Best Cancer Doctor In The World  http://www.businessinsider.com/ibm-watson-cancer-2013-10

CNN MONEY:  BUSINESS INSIDER: IBM's Watson Supercomputer Is Becoming The Best Cancer Doctor In The World  http://www.businessinsider.com/ibm-watson-cancer-2013-10

THE GUARDIAN:  Why IBM's Watson supercomputer can't speak slang  http://www.theguardian.com/technology/shortcuts/2013/jan/11/ibm-watson-supercomputer-cant-talk-slang

FUTURE TENSE:  Who the Hell Cares if IBM's Watson Swears?   http://www.slate.com/blogs/future_tense/2013/01/10/watson_ibm_s_supercomputer_memorized_urban_dictionary_then_it_was_taken.html

FORBES: China's Tianhe-2 Remains The World's Fastest Supercomputer  http://www.forbes.com/sites/alexknapp/2014/06/23/chinas-tianhe-2-remains-the-worlds-fastest-supercomputer/

NEW YORK TIMES:  Hey, Gang, Let's Make Our Own Supercomputer   http://www.nytimes.com/2004/02/23/us/hey-gang-let-s-make-our-own-supercomputer.html

FORBES:  NSA's New Data Center And Supercomputer Aim To Crack World's Strongest Encryption  http://www.forbes.com/sites/andygreenberg/2012/03/16/nsas-new-data-center-and-ultra-fast-supercomputer-aim-to-crack-worlds-strongest-crypto/

TIME:  The NSA Is Building a Computer to Crack Almost Any Code  http://nation.time.com/2014/01/02/the-nsa-is-building-a-computer-to-crack-almost-any-code/

WALL STREET JOURNAL:  Rutgers University, IBM Open Supercomputer Center  http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702303404704577305931787282766

WALL STREET JOURNAL: Intel Plans Supercomputer Chips  http://online.wsj.com/articles/SB10001424052748703406604575278671661900004

WALL STREET JOURNAL:  IBM Computer Sets Speed Record  http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702303379204577472773983130902

WALL STREET JOURNAL:  Supercomputers Fuel Competition  http://online.wsj.com/articles/SB10001424052748704514504575613711067275860

WALL STREET JOURNAL:  IBM Set to Expand Watson's Reach  http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702303754404579308981809586194

INVESTOR PLACE: Watson Supercomputer Has Not Been the Moneymaker IBM Hoped http://investorplace.com/2014/01/watson-supercomputer-moneymaker-ibm-hoped/

YAHOO NEWS:  Tiny chip mimics brain, delivers supercomputer speed   http://news.yahoo.com/tiny-chip-mimics-brain-delivers-supercomputer-speed-224757557.html

YAHOO NEWS:  'World's Fastest Supercomputer' Crowned in US  http://news.yahoo.com/worlds-fastest-supercomputer-crowned-us-192428438.html

YAHOO NEWS:  Los Alamos to get new supercomputer  http://news.yahoo.com/los-alamos-supercomputer-192101861.html

YAHOO NEWS:  Chinese supercomputer named as world's fastest  http://news.yahoo.com/chinese-supercomputer-named-worlds-fastest-005600823.html

NEOWIN:  Supercomputer passes the Turing Test laying the foundations for Skynet   http://www.neowin.net/news/supercomputer-passes-the-turing-test-laying-the-foundations-for-skynet

Michigan Tech Uses “Superior” Supercomputer for Advanced Research  http://insidehpc.com/2014/06/interview-michigan-tech-uses-super-computer-superior-advanced-research/

UNIVERSITY OF READING:  Turing Test success marks milestone in computing history  http://www.reading.ac.uk/news-and-events/releases/PR583836.aspx

SKY NEWS: 'Human' Supercomputer Passes The Turing Test  http://news.sky.com/story/1278139/human-supercomputer-passes-the-turing-test

HUFF POST: 'Eugene Goostman' Supercomputer Passes The Turing Test, Apocalypse May Ensue  http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2014/06/08/eugene-goostman-supercomputer-turing-test_n_5468393.html

EFDA:  IBM to build new Supercomputer for Max Planck Society  http://www.efda.org/newsletter/ibm-to-build-new-supercomputer-for-max-planck-society/

WGNTV:  5 million Gmail passwords leaked: How to check if yours was among them http://wgntv.com/2014/09/10/5-million-gmail-passwords-leaked-how-to-check-if-yours-was-among-them/

JAPAN TIMES:Japan’s next supercomputer to be 100 times faster than K  www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2013/05/10/national/science-health/japans-next-supercomputer-to-be-100-times-faster-than-k/#.VBDyRxYb8mw

PHYS ORG: Japan to develop fastest supercomputer  http://phys.org/news5433.html

BLOOMBERG TV: Building a Working Human Brain on a Supercomputer   http://www.bloomberg.com/video/building-a-working-human-brain-on-a-supercomputer-kwPFnqpKQq~QA65Hy9K7Pg.html

NEEWSWEEK:  In Race for Fastest Supercomputer, China Outpaces U.S.   http://www.newsweek.com/race-fastest-supercomputer-china-outpaces-us-66287

THE GLOBE AND MAIL:  Health care detectives will welcome supercomputer Watson    http://www.theglobeandmail.com/technology/health-care-detectives-will-welcome-supercomputer-watson/article557863/

STANFORD UNIVERSITY:  Stanford Researchers Break Million-core Supercomputer Barrier  http://engineering.stanford.edu/news/stanford-researchers-break-million-core-supercomputer-barrier

ENGINEERING:  TWIE 120: LEGO Supercomputer  http://www.engineering.com/Videos/Thisweekinengineering/VideoId/3016/TWIE-120-LEGO-Supercomputer.aspx

FINANCIAL TIMES:  Chinese supercomputer gains title of world’s fastest  http://bit.ly/1nMC2SD

THE ECONOMIST:  Supercomputers, Game on http://www.economist.com/blogs/babbage/2014/03/supercomputers

USA TODAY:  U.S. supercomputer at Tenn. lab is world's fastest  http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2012/11/12/fastest-supercomputer-titan-oak-ridge/1701197/

USA TODAY:  Purdue computer fastest campus device in world  http://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/2013/06/18/purdue-fastest-computer/2434789/

OXFORD UNIVERSITY:  Supercomputer boost for science, business   http://www.ox.ac.uk/media/news_stories/2012/120704.html

INFORMATIONWEEK:  Caltech Supercomputer Analyzes Earthquakes  http://www.informationweek.com/caltech-supercomputer-analyzes-earthquakes/d/d-id/1038490?

THE REGISTER:  Harvard student thrown off 14,000-core super ... for mining Dogecoin  http://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/02/22/harvard_student_abuses_supercomputer_to_mine_dogecoin/

BBC:  'Greenest' supercomputer unveiled at Cambridge University  http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-25367825

NASA:  Pleiades Supercomputer  http://www.nas.nasa.gov/hecc/resources/pleiades.html

WIRED:  DARPA plans exaflop supercomputer for 2018  http://www.wired.co.uk/news/archive/2010-11/08/darpas-exaflop-supercomputer

LOS ALAMOS NATIONAL LAB: Cielo: NNSA Capability Supercomputer http://www.lanl.gov/orgs/hpc/cielo/

NATIONAL NUCLEAR SECURITY ADMINISTRATION:  Supercomputers http://nnsa.energy.gov/aboutus/ourprograms/defenseprograms/futurescienceandtechnologyprograms/asc/supercomputers

LAWRENCE LIVERMORE LAB:  Livermore, Berkeley labs part of supercomputing effort to model climate change  http://www.contracostatimes.com/contra-costa-times/ci_26369358/livermore-berkeley-labs-part-supercomputing-effort-model-climate

FORBES:  Meet The Ex-NSA And Ex-Unit 8200 Spies Cashing In On Security Fears  http://www.forbes.com/sites/kashmirhill/2014/09/10/meet-the-ex-nsa-and-ex-unit-8200-spies-cashing-in-on-security-fears/

FOX NEWS:  University of Arizona speeds up research with new supercomputer  http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2014/09/02/supercomputer-takes-research-to-new-heights/

REUTERS:  HP to invest over $1 billion in open-source cloud computing  http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/05/07/us-hp-cloud-idUSBREA4604X20140507

COMPUTERWORLD:  Cloud computing 2014: Moving to a zero-trust security model  http://www.computerworld.com/article/2487123/data-privacy/cloud-computing-2014--moving-to-a-zero-trust-security-model.html

PC WORLD:  Where is cloud computing heading in 2013?  http://www.pcworld.com/article/2013220/where-is-cloud-computing-heading-in-2013.html

PC:  What Is Cloud Computing?   http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2372163,00.asp

FORTUNE:  What I Learned at the Cloud Computing Revolution  http://fortune.com/2012/10/01/what-i-learned-at-the-cloud-computing-revolution/

FORBES:  How to Avoid a Cloud Strategy that Fails  http://www.forbes.com/sites/gartnergroup/2014/09/10/how-to-avoid-a-cloud-strategy-that-fails/

BUSINESS INSIDER:  The 39 Most Important People In Cloud Computing  http://www.businessinsider.com/most-important-people-in-cloud-computing-2014-4?op=1

WALL STREET JOURNAL:  16 Ways The Cloud Will Change Our Lives  http://online.wsj.com/ad/article/cloudcomputing-changelives

NEW YORK TIMES: The Era of Cloud Computing  http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/06/11/the-era-of-cloud-computing/?_php=true&_type=blogs&_r=0

THE GUARDIAN:   Cloud computing enables businesses to discover their entrepreneurial spirit  www.theguardian.com/media-network/media-network-blog/2014/apr/15/cloud-computing-large-businesses-benefit

BBC FUTURE:  Cloud computing http://www.bbc.com/future/tags/cloudcomputing

REUTERS:  VMware to form cloud computing partnership with China Telecom  http://news.yahoo.com/vmware-form-cloud-computing-partnership-china-telecom-121609779--finance.html

YAHOO NEWS:  Cisco to invest over $1B in cloud computing  http://news.yahoo.com/cisco-invest-over-1b-cloud-computing-162022434--finance.html

YAHOO NEWS:  Taiwan's Acer launches cloud computing drive in shift from PC reliance  http://news.yahoo.com/taiwans-acer-launches-cloud-computing-drive-shift-pc-054923347--finance.html

FOX NEWS:  Cloud Computing http://www.foxnews.com/topics/tech/cloud-computing.htm
 
THE GLOBE AND MAIL:  Beware cloud computing's trapdoors   http://www.theglobeandmail.com/technology/beware-cloud-computings-trapdoors/article1360258/

HOW STUFF WORKS:  How the Google Cloud Works  http://computer.howstuffworks.com/cloud-computing/google-cloud.htm

BUSINESS INSIDER:  The Most Simple Explanation Of Cloud Computing Ever, From Google  http://www.businessinsider.com/google-explains-the-cloud-in-three-words-2014-8

CNET:  Cloud computing goes mainstream  http://www.cnet.com/news/cloud-computing-goes-mainstream/

NATURE:  Cloud computing and the DNA data race  http://www.nature.com/nbt/journal/v28/n7/full/nbt0710-691.html

AMERICAN SCIENTIST:  Experts Warn of Turbulent Trip to Cloud Computing  http://www.americanscientist.org/science/pub/experts-warn-of-turbulent-trip-to-cloud-computing

NEW SCIENTIST:  The cloud's the limit  http://www.newscientist.com/thinkcloud/article/dn20879

TECHNET:  How Microsoft Defines Cloud Computing   http://blogs.technet.com/b/itinsights/archive/2010/12/07/how-microsoft-defines-cloud-computing.aspx

DARPA:      Mission-oriented Resilient Clouds (MRC)   http://www.darpa.mil/Our_Work/I2O/Programs/Mission-oriented_Resilient_Clouds_%28MRC%29.aspx

NASA:  NASA Nebula Cloud Computing Platform  http://www.nasa.gov/open/plan/nebula.html

FBI:   Recommendations for Implementation of Cloud ... - FBI  http://www.fbi.gov/about-us/cjis/CJIS%20Cloud%20Computing%20Report_20121214.pdf

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