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Issue 30: iSGTW 27 June 2007

 Feature - Growing the fleet: E-infrastructure in the Mediterranean

Grid schools like this one in Cairo are being flagged as a way forward for developing countries.
Image courtesy of EUMEDGRID
Mediterranean countries dedicate an average of only one percent of their Gross Domestic Product to research.

How can a budget this size be applied to reduce the digital divide separating developing nations of South Eastern Europe from their techno-savvy neighbours?

E-intrastructure is part of the solution, say delegates of a week-long seminar in Jordan earlier this month.

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Opinion - Humanities

Extreme makeover: humanities research goes digital
The grid word is out: science no longer has a monopoly on the information technologies that are revolutionizing the way research is done.

Paul Arthur comments on humanities and the e-research revolution as a preview to his keynote, presented today at e-Research Australasia 2007.

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Feature - Technology

 Adaptive fault tolerance for improved reliability
Keen to reduce your application execution time? Fault management program FT-Pro is producing promising results during tests using a number of real-world applications.  

Zhiling Lan of the Illinois Institute of Technology runs us through the basics.

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Link of the week

/Power through your data with Data Turbine
Ever wish you could record your data and then browse it later, both more quickly and more slowly than real time? You can.

Data Turbine, a middleware tool for gathering remote sensor data, does for data what TiVo® does for TV. 

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Image of the week

Dynamics of cortical change

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Feature – Army of Women allies with CaBIG for online longitudinal studies

Special Announcement - iSGTW on Holiday

Video of the Week - Learn about LiDAR


NeHC launches social media

PRACE announces third Tier-0 machine

iRODS 2011 User Group Meeting

Jobs in distributed computing


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