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The Benefits of Cloud Computing

Being able to work or do something “in the cloud” has been a phrase that’s been tossed around a lot, but what exactly is cloud computing? Many people seem to have different definitions of it, but the main idea seems … Continue reading

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Why Big Data is Here to Stay

The amount of data growth in our world has been exponential, whether it be in the health industry, gaming industry, or government. The rise of multimedia and social media will additionally fuel competition amongst companies to try to pin down … Continue reading

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IBM’s Role in Healthcare Big Data

It has been widely known that IBM is one of the biggest companies that has been emphasizing much of its activity on analyzing big data and how to make good use of it. Healthcare is one of the biggest, if … Continue reading

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A Visit to North Campus’s EcoPod

Last June, the University of Michigan announced that it would be installing an HP EcoPod data center somewhere on campus. This June, they unveiled it on North Campus, and this semester I had the chance to go visit it. It is part … Continue reading

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Processing Lab: “Find the Animals”

Our mini program is called “Find All of the Animals!” The main idea of our program is to move around the cursor, to find all eight of the animals. They are placed on different areas of the board, but the … Continue reading

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Middlewares of an Academic Institution

The education system plays a large role in many peoples lives. It has been around for a very long time and is now one of the necessities of functioning human society. To be privileged in being a part of it … Continue reading

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“The research enterprise of a leading academic institution is a complex system of human, physical and digital infrastructures that functions to support the production of new knowledge and the advancement and training of research practitioners.” I agree with the entirety … Continue reading

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