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Issue 201: iSGTW 17 November 2010

The 1970s in the 21st century: synthesized music returns (via parallel processing)

What do analog synthesizers from the ’70s have in common with grid computing?

Both can be massively parallel, with many of the same challenges.

Curtis Roads, a researcher in media arts and technology with a focus on music, wrote programs that spawned thousands of parallel processes for computerized musical composition.

The editor of the Computer Music Journal (published by MIT Press), and co-founder of the International Computer Music Association, Roads is often a featured speaker at conferences such as Supercomputing. 

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Breaking News

Introducing The Digital Scientist

Months ago, we sought a new name for International Science Grid This Week. We are pleased to announce the new name — part of something much bigger.

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Atmospheric science

Life at the extreme, at the Pierre Auger Observatory

Some people enjoy living life at the edge, such as participants in extreme sports. At the other extreme are those who relish watching rare events.

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Link of the week

Coming to an iPhone near you

Film fans phone home — a grid-enabled film recommendation service can predict your favorites.

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Image of the week

Elegance of darkness

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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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