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Issue 38: iSGTW 22 August 2007

 Feature - LOOKING to sea: grids reveal our deepest secrets

Our oceans cover 70 percent of Earth’s surface and are 99 percent of its living space.

And these oceans are changing, warming up.

What effect will this have? What is happening down there and how will it influence us?

John Orcutt, a marine seismologist at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, is using a grid of ocean sensors, ships, satellites and more to reveal our deepest sea secrets.

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Technology - Distributed data mining

 Weka4WS: distributed data mining using web services
The weka is a flightless brown bird about the size of a chicken. It’s also a data mining workbench, and it’s been extended to support remote grid execution.

Domenico Talia introduces the Weka4WS toolkit.

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Feature - Making digital history

 Many millions of manuscripts
From who’s citing who in 21st century biotechnology to who’s influencing who in 19th century theatre, grid computing is continuing to attract all kinds of applications.

Steve Koppes runs through two Teraport applications mixing history, literature and science. 

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Acronym of the week


Circuit-switched High-speed End-to-End Transport Architecture: now there’s a concept in need of an acryonym!

CHEETAH recently celebrated a new addition to its high-speed network family, running a 10 gigabit ethernet circuit from Raleigh to Washington D.C. in the U.S.

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Image of the week

Dirty laundry: what really goes on at grid summer schools

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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

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1 - 4, GlobusWorld '11

2, Lift 11

15 - 16, Cloudscape III

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