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Issue 100: iSGTW 12 November 2008

 Editorial: iSGTW and the future

This week marks the 100th issue of International Science Grid This Week.

We have come a long way since our first issue: this publication now has over 4,000 subscribers, 50,000 visits per month,  and a Google page ranking of 8 on a scale of 10. (By way of comparison, Google itself has a 10, and Sony corporation has a 7.)

Since the beginning, when this publication began life in the United States as Science Grid This Week, this newsletter has sought to share stories of grid-empowered science and scientific discoveries, by acting as an impartial reporter of science grids.

So, what does the future hold for this publication?

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Feature - Looking back at iSGTW No. 1

 Where are they now?

The very first issue of ISGTW first  led with a feature on interoperability, and the attempt to make a seamless global grid.

The same issue covered the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) on the hunt for gravitational waves, and WISDOM's second data challenge targeting the malaria-causing parasite.

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Feature - Grid security

 A framework for security investigations

In today’s cyber-climate, a single attack can affect multiple organizations, increasing the need for security professionals to collaborate in both incident prevention and response.

NCSA’s Palantir framework lets investigators share data and strategies, and track down attackers.

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Link of the week

/ Parallel processing . . . 

So, we all got a good look at Istanbul during EGEE ’08, and had a chance to meet our colleagues, learn about new developments in the grid, attend lectures and seminars, and explore a bit of Istanbul and its culture—such as visiting the Blue Mosque, or bargaining for goods in the Grand Bazaar.

But what did others think of us attendees and our culture? In particular, what did The Economist observe of us?

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Image of the week

JIVE talkin’

What do telescopes in Puerto Rico, Germany, South Africa and Chile all have in common? 

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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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