August, 2008

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August, 2008

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    Live Mesh Video

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    I really like the functionality provided by Live Mesh…and the video below helps gets the vision across.  Beyond file syncing – I just tested out distributing a .NET 3rd party app using Live Mesh and the app runs flawlessly.  So I could install...
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    pptPlex from OfficeLabs – making PowerPoint fun again

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    I’ve been using the internal drop of pptPlex from OfficeLabs for awhile and really enjoy using the zoomable canvas.  glad to see they’ve made it available to a wider audience.  I especially like being able to combine different presentations...
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    OLAP and Scientific Data

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    While I’ve been pushing the ideas of using OLAP data cubes to evaluate scientific data for awhile, I thought it might be a good time to pull together some relevant papers and links. I believe OLAP is ideal to help analyze large quantities of data including...
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    New drop of .NetMap available

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    There’s a new release (1.0.1.52) of .NetMap available – which includes both the Excel Template and the class libraries.  The big feature in this drop is the ability to do Directed or Undirected graphs.  This determines whether arrows are drawn...
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    F# – Sept CTP available and units of measure checking/inference

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    The September 2008 CTP of F# is now available for download.  F# is a functional programming language for the .NET Framework and really should be looked at by scientists/researchers.  Also check out the F# Developer Center on MSDN for more info...
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    Accessible Research blog

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    Sam Stokes has spun up a blog to make research more accessible to students and though's of us that are learners for life.  His latest post is looking at a project Sensor touch: Fun in reaching out using Xbox controllers…sounds like fun – would also...
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    The 2008 Microsoft eScience Workshop at IUPUI – Registration Open

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    The registration site for this year’s Microsoft eScience Workshop at IUPUI is now open and the call for papers deadline has been extended to September 15 th . The 2008 Microsoft eScience Workshop at IUPUI December 7-9, 2008, Indianapolis, IN, USA Important...
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    Windows HPC and Pixar animation software RenderMan

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    It’s great to see that Pixar will be releasing RenderMan on the upcoming release of Windows HPC 2008.  The rendering software behind such hit animated movies as The Incredibles , Ratatouille and Monsters Inc. should become even more powerful when...
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