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Issue 35: iSGTW 01 August 2007


 Feature - SimCity, social engineering and 60 million “people”

Decisions, decisions. What might your future hold?
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A geographer by training, Mark Birkin has been using grid computing for more than four years to run real-life versions of computer game SimCity.

His latest project gathers a host of actual data from 60 million residents of the United Kingdom, integrates it into an anonymous but accurate model of the entire UK population, and then projects that information into the future.

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Feature - AFRICA@home

 @home in Africa: African scientists plug into the global computer
What could African universities achieve with the help of hundreds of volunteer computers?

35 scientists from 18 African countries participate in a world-first event.

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Technology - A mega metascheduler

 GridWay: interoperability without the headache
What looks and feels like your Local Resource Management system, but lets you submit jobs to multiple heterogeneous grids?

“Submit and forget” using GridWay. 

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Link of the week

/Open Science Grid: a collaborative approach
This new paper covers much of everything you ever wanted to know about Open Science Grid, an alliance of researchers working to develop a uniform, useable and shared cyberinfrastructure for scientific research.

Includes lessons learned, challenges faced and progress to date. 

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Image of the week

The Internet from space?

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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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December 2010

13-18, AGU Fall Meeting

14-16, UCC 2010

17, ICETI 2011 and ICSIT 2011

24, Abstract Submission deadline, EGI User Forum


January 2011

11, HPCS 2011 Submission Deadline

11, SPCloud 2011

22, ALENEX11

30 Jan – 3 Feb, ESCC/Internet2


February 2011

1 - 4, GlobusWorld '11

2, Lift 11

15 - 16, Cloudscape III

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