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Issue 174: iSGTW 12 May 2010
Special Identity Management Issue

Collaboration matchmaking in VIVO

It’s tough to find a good match, but that doesn’t stop some from logging onto social networking sites in search of one. We all want to find that special someone who complements our strengths and shares our interests.

That’s why Michael Conlon hopes scientists around the world will someday log into VIVO: to find that special someone – or someones – with whom they can collaborate. Meet VIVO, a distributed social network for scientists that will leverage the semantic web to bring an entirely new approach to an old problem – finding the right partner for your research.

Skeptical? The National Institute of Health, via the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, has about $12.2 million worth of confidence in the project, awarded to the seven participating research institutions in a two year grant.

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The security-accessibility tug-o-war

In the tug-o-war between ease of use and security, the Open Science Grid security team seek a happy medium for identity management.

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SAFE-BioPharma - A new domain standard for secure identity

Mollie Shields-Uehling discusses SAFE-BioPharma, the new secure identity standard developed by major stakeholders in the biopharmaceutical and healthcare communities.

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Link of the week

Kudos for cloud programming

Do we mean cloud computing? Nope! Technology Review has named cloud programming one of the top 10 emerging technologies of 2010.

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Image of the week

Protect your identity - the comics said so!

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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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