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Issue 194: iSGTW 29 September 2010

Kostas Glinos peers into his crystal ball

Kostas Glinos is a member of the European Commission’s Directorate-General for the Information Society and Media  — and he just presented the European Grid Initiative (EGI) with a 25-million euro contract in a brief ceremony onstage at the start of the EGI Technical Forum on 14 September.

iSGTW caught up with him afterward, during a coffee break held in the middle of the poster session floor.

We asked him about the significance of the European Commission’s backing, his hopes for EGI, and his ideas as to what it all means for the future.

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Prospecting with high performance computing

Learn about how the oil and gas industry uses high performance computing in this interview.

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New ISO standard for special mathematical functions

Two new standards addressing functions frequently used in high performance computing have been approved and published by the International Organization for Standardization.

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Link of the week


GPU Technology Conference

Researchers, developers, and industry members gathered last week for the GPU Technology Conference. Read about it at our link of the week!

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Video of the week

A slice of the Citizen Cyberscience Summit

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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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