Monthly Archives: September 2010

So Just What Is Cloud Computing?

I have written some blog posts about running science applications on the cloud, such as What Types Of Applications Are Best Run On The Cloud? and Why Don’t You Use The Cloud? Someone pointed out that I had never really … Continue reading

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Report From The U.K. All-Hands e-Science Meeting

I attended this meeting, held in Cardiff, Wales, from 13-16 September 2010.  This is the ninth  annual UK e-Science All Hands Meeting (AHM 2010), with the theme of e-Science:  novel research, new science and enduring impact. My previous two posts … Continue reading

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Software Sustainability Workshop: Stories and Strategies

This workshop was part of the U.K. e-Science All Hands Meeting in Cardiff, Wales, held from 13-16 September 2010. It was sponsored by the U.K. Software Sustainability Institute, and gathered together experts and interested parties to discuss strategies and best … Continue reading

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25 Things for Researchers and Social Media!

This week, I am attending the U.K. e-Science All Hands Meeting in Cardiff,  Wales, and I will write blog posts about talks I enjoyed. I have often wondered about the use of social media and Web 2.0  in scientific research, … Continue reading

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How Good Are Performance Metrics for Parallel Applications?

This week, I am attending a Software Sustainability conference in Cardiff, Wales, so my blog post today will be brief.  I have often wondered about all the claims and counter claims for performance specifications for parallel applications.  If you are … Continue reading

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Resumes, interviews and getting jobs

I thought that this week, I might offer some tips on these two essential parts of getting jobs. I have been on both ends of resumes and interviews for many years, but I wanted to give a employer’s perspective on … Continue reading

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