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2U: Higher Education’s Biggest Accomplishment

After learning about the use and benefits of the Cloud, as well as experiencing these through the use of AWS in our final project, I thought I would share with the class the infrastructure of the company I worked for … Continue reading

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Disaster-relief Computing

The field of disaster-relief computing has just begun to emerge. Its most recent application has been with Hurricane Sandy. After a disaster occurs, the need for data and information is imperative. Victims of the disaster need information about when relief … Continue reading

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The emergence of the ‘Industrial Internet’

People have predicted a time when computers, people, and data would all work together to do the things that each of these three aspects used to do individually. The combination of these three resources would make the sharing of information … Continue reading

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Are We Ever Really Safe On The Internet?

Once you have entered your personal information onto a website, is that information really ever private again? The world wide web is such a large space and there are so many skilled hackers out there, how can we ever really … Continue reading

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Ian Foster: Big Data

While listening to Ian Foster’s keynote address on big data today, I felt as if I was knowledgeable on much of the ideas he addressed. Foster spoke about how big data is not new to science. However, the first time … Continue reading

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The North Campus Data Center: Thinking Ahead

Reflecting upon our visit to the North Campus Data Center this past Thursday, I found myself impressed with the thought process behind many of the features in the facility. What could happen in the future was highly considered during the … Continue reading

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Processing Lab: Balloon

By: Melissa Frohman and Lucas Zaima Although a lot of the syntax was recognizable while looking at the examples, there were still many variables and methods that were not familiar to us. There were so many different dimensions to think … Continue reading

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