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Issue 162: iSGTW 17 February 2010

Doing science on the hub

The HUBzero platform will be released as open source for the first time at the HUBbub 2010 workshop 13-14 April. The release of the powerful platform could change the way you research, collaborate, and teach.

HUBzero has been described as a cloud, a content management system, and “FaceBook for scientists.” In a way, these are all true. Yet none of them adequately convey the capabilities of this platform.

It all began with a web infrastructure called Punch, which was developed in 1995 at Purdue University in order to deploy simple science gateways. Scientists could use Punch to create a web form that, when filled out and submitted, would run batch jobs.

At the time, this was pretty revolutionary. But by 2002, it was time for an update. So they began work on the now well-known nanotechnology cloud,

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OSCAR understands the language of chemistry, naturally

Like any other language, the language of chemistry lacks uniformity. But that may change, with OSCAR.

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Forecasting weather on the grid

Ruđer Bošković Institute doctoral student Davor Davidovic discusses deploying weather research and forecasting on the grid.

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The Name Game

What’s in a name? In our recent survey, you told us that iSGTW’s name and web address are too cumbersome. We heard you, and now we want your ideas for a new name!

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Video of the week

Computational analysis methods and issues in neuroscience

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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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