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Middleware in Startups

Today startups are a hot thing. Everyone is founding company x or y and the media makes it seem as if there is another Instagram every other week. However, this is not the case and Instagram is the exception and … Continue reading

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Middleware of the USS Enterprise

“It was like watching a finely choreographed dance, as they sent off one set of jets and then recovered a returning group. The speed at which this was all done was quite amazing” (http://www.digplanet.com/wiki/Dave_Coverly) The USS Enterprise (CVN 65) was … Continue reading

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Middleware in the US Political System

The United States political system has come under great scrutiny. Many view the system as gridlocked. Some even view it as “dysfunctional and broken“. The Republican dominated House of Representatives is holding tough against Obama and the Democrat dominated senate-refusing … Continue reading

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Middleware in Snow Removal

An indispensable infrastructure that is applicable to all of us during the winter months here in Ann Arbor is the snow removal system. With the large amount of snow that falls in Michigan, such a system is essential for daily … Continue reading

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Middleware in the health infrastructure

The infrastructure of the health system is comprised of both physical and knowledge-based components. The physical components include hospitals, schools, research facilities, medical equipment, and doctors. The knowledge component deals with the teaching of students, research, and education of patients. … Continue reading

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“Those Unconscionable Maps”

Maps have always been indispensable references materials.  Commerce, science and personal transportation would be irrevocably more difficult without them.  Though we take it as a given now that we can plug in our destination’s address and will be shepherded there by a … Continue reading

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The Interstate Highway System and Potential Middlewares

In order to figure out a possible Infrastructure that is easily relatable to the Networks of Cyber-Infrastructure, I decided to look at something that was similar to a Computer Network, not necessarily closer in structure from the other examples, but … Continue reading

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