Category Archives: Ubiquity

David Foster, CERN: Implementation of a European e-Infrastructure for the 21st Century

Please find below a pointer to a recently published paper entitled “Implementation of a European e-Infrastructure for the 21st Century”. The objective of the implementation plan is to put in place the e-infrastructure commons that will enable digital science by introducing IT as a service to the public research sector in Europe. The rationale calls […]

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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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My Pro results-only work environments rant at broadband.ideascale.com

http://broadband.ideascale.com/a/rpxAuthentication.do Cali Ressler and Jody Thompson and their team at GoROWE.com have made it their mission to promote “results-only work environments”. They have a Linkedin GoROWE Group http://www.linkedin.com/groups?gid=2715125 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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St. Joseph Medical Center (Houston) and MedConcierge to Demonstrate Telemedicine Solutions at FTTH Council Conference

Top Houston Hospital Selects MedConcierge to Offer Telemedicine to Corporations and Master Planned Communities September 8, 2009 (Sarasota, FL & Houston, TX) – St. Joseph Medical Center, the largest, Level 3 trauma hospital in downtown Houston, has selected MedConcierge to provide its advanced telemedicine solution to leading communities and corporations. Both parties will demonstrate the user […]

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Governor Kaine Announces Results of Telework Day

From Telework Exchange Newsletter:  Virginia Governor Timothy M. Kaine today announced that Virginia teleworkers saved approximately $113,000, avoided driving 140,000 miles, and removed 75.89 tons of pollutants from the air through participation in Telework Day on August 3, 2009. “I commend the individuals and organizations that took the Telework Day pledge,” Governor Kaine said. “The […]

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FCC Workshops on Developing a National Broadband Plan on CSPAN

Throughout August and September, the FCC is holding a series of workshops to support the Commissioners as they draw up a national broadband plan. These sessions focused on broadband’s impact on the economy, especially in rural areas, and on skills training and job hunting. The Recovery Act calls for a plan to be submitted to […]

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GridKa School 2009 Attendees

Some GridKa School 2009 Abstracts available here. surname first name organisation institute / project Jurczyk Melchior Student HS Mannheim   Castejón Francisco CIEMAT Fusion Nilsson Daniel Chalmers University of Technology   Zurek Marian CERN ETICS Aktas Adil Albert-Ludwigs-Universitaet Freiburg Physikalisches Institut Abad Rodriguez Andres CERN   Knese Karsten SCC, KIT   Zimmer Artur KIT SCC […]

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Nashville Medical Trade Center and the Proposed Nashville Entrepreneur Center

Milt Capps reported on the Nashville Medical Trade Center and the proposed Nashville Entrepreneur Center here. Given today's technology I'd like to suggest that instead of building a PLACE it would be more strategic to offer a slate of SERVICES; specifically, those which would concentrate on the nexus of bioinformatics, cloud computing and distributed computing. […]

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Carly Fiorina To Go All Mavricky

Computer World/Network World – Former Hewlett-Packard Co. CEO Carly Fiorina may be launching a run for the U.S. Senate. Fiorina, a Republican, “filed for a tax identification number Tuesday and registered a campaign committee named ‘Carly for California,’” allowing her to raise money for a 2010 Senate run, according to the Associated Press. Fiorina would […]

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