Ideas, Creativity, Innovation

InnovationLog: A Few Articles Worth Reading

Posted on

I post some of these links as Tweets. However, a blog gives you a bit more space to explain why these posts/articles are worth a read. The first is an article from Harvard Business Review about innovations at Microsoft Research India. Technology for Emerging Markets seeks to address the socio-economic needs and aspirations of people […]

Ideas, Creativity, Innovation

LinkLog: Basic Research

Posted on

Some good reasons for doing basic research even in hard economic times from Micorosft Research: Many people across industry, and even some in academia, misunderstand the reasons for investing in long-term basic research.  Too often people equate basic research with its outcomes, especially the new technologies and products it creates.  They then try to manage […]

Software - Programming, Development

InfoStream: Multi-core

Posted on

How SonicWall Scaled Multicore Barriers How SonicWall Scaled Multicore Barriers How multicore processors can provide a big win Parallel Processing and Computer-Aided Manufacturing Parallel Processing and Computer-Aided Manufacturing Software that helps engineers in the manufacturing or prototyping of product components OpenMP Workshop Presentations Online OpenMP Workshop Presentations Online 5th International Workshop on OpenMP, IWOMP 2009, […]

Uncategorized

LinkLog: Seven Principles of Knowledge

Posted on

From Cognitive Edge: Knowledge can only be volunteered it cannot be conscripted. We only know what we know when we need to know it. In the context of real need few people will withhold their knowledge. Everything is fragmented. Tolerated failure imprints learning better than success. The way we know things is not the way […]

Ideas, Creativity, Innovation

LinkLog: Connective Intelligence

Posted on

I need to thank Bill Daul for bringing this story to our attention. It is about an amazing “visual meditation” about Iran Election. This beautiful article interleaves the science of social networks and the power of visualization with a very human story. At this very moment, millions are uniting with their brothers and sisters in […]

Ideas, Creativity, Innovation

Internet of Things

Posted on

About 3 or 4 years ago, I cam across an Intel presentation on the web,  which predicted the spread of internet of things. Today,  I came across a fascinating  document that describes an European Initiative for Internet of Things. One major next step in this development is to progressively evolve from a network of interconnected […]

Uncategorized

SLA2009: The Expected and the UnExpected

Posted on

When I attend a conference, I look forward to three things: To learn from peers and experts To network with people who share similar interests To meet new people, hear about new products and have some pleasant surprises I just came back from SLA2009 in Washinton DC and here are some pleasant surprises: The keynote. […]

Uncategorized

To Conference or Unconference?

Posted on

In our first unconference session at  SLA2009, we talked about a lot of things. But most of the discussion centered around conferences vs unconferences. Meg Smith did a wonderful job of moderating it. She took lots of notes and promised to put them up on the SLA Wiki. So what is an unconference?  The Wikipedia […]