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Issue 64: iSGTW 05 March 2008

 Introducing TRIUMF: Canada’s Tier-1 on the worldwide grid

When the Large Hadron Collider starts up at CERN in 2008, the world will be waiting to receive the data it produces.

In Canada, researchers will be looking to TRIUMF, Canada’s particle and nuclear physics national laboratory and host to one of eleven Tier-1 centers, forming an integral part of the Worldwide LHC Computing Grid.

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Resources - Engagement

 Getting started with grid computing: engage with OSG
Your application could use some extra grunt, but you’re not sure if it’s worth the effort of joining a computing grid?

Discover the Open Science Grid Engagement team, and find out how to move forward. 

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Opinion - Technology adoption

 Visions and failures: eBooks, smart furniture, grid computing
Learning from others’ mistakes is a great way to avoid reinventing the wheel.

The team from the Near Future Laboratory share some insights from the world of ubicomp.

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Link of the week

/Statistics from the 3rd EGEE User Forum
Last month’s EGEE User Forum was the third in the annual series, attracting more than 300 attendees to 100-plus presentations, 19 demos and 36 posters.

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Image of the week

An environmental activist on the Web

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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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