Electronic memes for 2010-08-24

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IT in your late 30's? Start embracing change because everyone else is doing it faster than you! http://bit.ly/bT7boQ # 20:20 Vision - Computerworldhttp://bit.ly/bT7boQComputerworld - Information technology has always been a fast-changing field. But nothing compares to the expected sea changes in the next decade that will impact the career…
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Electronic memes for 2010-08-19

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New interactive surface prototypes. This time, bring the interactivity to the normal surface http://bit.ly/c5FATn with a handy lamp! # Another augmented reality, pico-projecting lamp threatens desktops, brings tablet reinforcements (video) -- Engadgethttp://bit.ly/c5FATnHow long have dumblamps been ruling our desktops for? Their reign of evenly scattered light might finally be coming to a close. A few months back it was MIT student Natan Linder… Just learned about the "Dunning-Kruger" effect today. Fascinating, give it a read and ask yourself... about yourself. http://bit.ly/xy9dU # Dunning–Kruger effect - Wikipedia, the free encyclopediahttp://bit.ly/xy9dUThe Dunning–Kruger effect is a cognitive bias in which unskilled people make poor decisions and reach erroneous conclusions, but their incompetence denies them the metacognitive…  
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Electronic memes for 2010-07-30

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We are getting closer to simulating the human brain. http://bit.ly/8XN6RP Here comes computed cognition! # IBM scientists create most comprehensive map of the brain’s network | KurzweilAIhttp://bit.ly/8XN6RP"The Mandala of the Mind": The long-distance network of the Macaque monkey brain, spanning the cortex, thalamus, and basal ganglia, showing 6,602 long-distance…  
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Electronic memes for 2010-07-29

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Most of the storage space in data centers is being wasted http://bit.ly/bWEO8X time to do some serious analysis. # A waste of space: Bulk of drive capacity still underutilizedhttp://bit.ly/bWEO8XJuly 28, 2010 (Computerworld) Near the turn of the century, data centers were only beginning to implement Fibre Channel storage-area networks (SAN), with most relying on…  
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Electronic memes for 2010-07-27

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iPad Gets the University Treatment this Fall http://bit.ly/cfbEBx RT @jrhode # IPad Gets The University Treatment This Fall | Epicenter | Wired.comhttp://bit.ly/cfbEBxThe iPad is about to have its academic chops put to the test this fall in a number of programs around the country. Colleges and universities are looking to adopt the iPad as a…  
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Electronic memes for 2010-03-06

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Can I have some some antinuclei with nonzero strangeness on my pizza please? http://tinyurl.com/y8dj4ks Radical new form of antimatter. # Strange antiparticles pop out of RHIC's quark-gluon plasmahttp://tinyurl.com/y8dj4ksSo far, the LHC has been spending its time ramming protons together, leaving Brookhaven's Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC) the king of the hill when it comes to smashing… New post on http://www.automatonsadrift.com/ A quantum understanding. Very cool research to help us advance technology. #  
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A quantum understanding

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It has been a while since I posted an actual article. I feel this innovation is something that a twitter post really couldn't do justice to. Scientists at Princeton have made a dramatic leap forward in materials simulation. Traditionally when simulating materials on super computers programs must calculate the energy of an atom from scratch to determine the properties of a substance. The scratch calculation is complex and when you scale this across hundreds or thousands of atoms simulations are extremely intensive. Enter the new formula based solution from Carter and Chen. This solution avoids having to calculate the energy of each electron in a material and instead accurately predicts the kinetic energy of electrons across the entire substance. This takes the most complex repetitive portion out of the simulation…
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