Category Archives: No.Sludge.Zone

A: Because You Don’t ROWE Q: Why Can’t Tennessee Innovate? [Update]

Why Nashville Companies Are Targeting Tweens For High-Tech Jobs BY ALISSA WALKER | 07-09-2012 See here for news on ROWE in Nashville. Nicholas Holland demonstrates with his ROWE notes. My older ROWE related posts here. # # # # Mar 13, 2012 What good do personal clouds and corporate data hives, aquihires and crowdsourcing to meet your […]

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<ed.note>I’ve been tweeting and stuffing content into my “delicious knowledge management repository” [Update: Diigo] at a ferocious rate. Yet there’s some outstanding stuff I want to note. A City Sponsored BOINC Distributed Computing Effort – what if every municipality took advantage of its citizens as voluntary compute cylce resources this way (instead of that “give us […]

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Leila Chirayath Janah, founder of Samasource

A scholarship from big tobacco company led Leila to volunteer as a teacher in Ghana. Seeing her students ambition combined with the rise in global literacy and access to technology, Leila presents the concept of microwork as a way to overcome poverty and participate in the global tech economy. Leila Chirayath Janah is the founder […]

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Announcing the Taj Expansion of the Global Ring Network for Advanced Applications Development

GLORIAD is built on a fiber-optic ring of networks around the northern hemisphere of the earth, providing scientists, educators and students with advanced networking tools that improve communications and data exchange, enabling active, daily collaboration on common problems. With GLORIAD, the scientific community can move unprecedented volumes of valuable data effortlessly, stream video and communicate […]

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Diabetes Is No Fun, but It Can Be a Game

<ed.note>UPDATE: OK, I admit it took a little longer than I thought it would and I had assumed it would be the cable guys rather than the gamebox folks–it was actually a consumer|innovator who did the work (yea, open innovation). Thanks to Brian Dolan from for the pointer to the article. OLD COMMENTS: I […]

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Association 2.0

<ed.note>O.k., we all know that the real subhead is “And How Planners Can SURVIVE it” but it is interesting to see that the author omits the only real advantage conventions which don’t take place virtually still hold over their non-geo-locked equivalents.</ed.note>   How Social Media Is Revolutionizing Community Building – And How Planners Can Manage […]

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National LambdaRail and Internet2 Communities Applaud FCC’s 1-Gigabit Per Second Broadband Goal for Community Anchor Institutions

Expansion of Existing Research and Education Networks Are Key to Accelerating FCC National Broadband Plan Vision Cypress, CA and Ann Arbor, MI, March 16, 2010 –  The Internet2 and National LambdaRail (NLR) communities strongly commend the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for emphasizing the importance of providing advanced broadband to community anchor institutions in its National […]

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My Pro results-only work environments rant at Cali Ressler and Jody Thompson and their team at have made it their mission to promote “results-only work environments”. They have a Linkedin GoROWE Group and a blog at their web page. I think it is asinine that as we build out global broadband, cloud computing and distributed computing like World Community […]

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Call for Papers, 9th Annual Fiber to the Home (FTTH) Council Conference, September 12-16, 2010, Las Vegas, NV

The Fiber to the Home (FTTH) Council has issued a Call for Papers for its 9th annual conference to be held from September 12 – 16, 2010 in Las Vegas, NV.  The 2010 FTTH Conference & Expo is the only gathering of its kind dedicated to the advancement and deployment of FTTH technologies and benefits. […]

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UPDATE: National Broadband Plan Presentation, TUESDAY, MARCH 16, 2010, 10:30 AM (EDT)

Download the plan here. FCC TO HOLD OPEN COMMISSION MEETING The Federal Communications Commission will hold an Open Meeting on the subjects listed below on Tuesday, March 16, 2010, which is scheduled to commence at 10:30 a.m. in Room TW-C305, at 445 12th Street, S.W., Washington, D.C. With respect to the items on the open […]

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