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Peek Inside Data Center Innovation

Google Throws Open Doors to Its Top-Secret Data Center By Steven Levy Wired.com, October 17, 2012 North Korea has nothing on the nature of secrets when compared to Google’s data centers. For years reporters, competitors and network nerds have tried … Continue reading

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Library Service – Safari eBooks

How many “how-to” or professional computer books have you purchased in the past year? If you’re like me, its more than a couple just to keep pace with my job.  That’s a big reason I’m a fan of our Safari … Continue reading

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Serving Rasberry Pi

Arduino’s Playmate: The $25 Raspberry Pi will do for computing what Arduino has done for robotics Steven Cherry, Wed, April 18, 2012 IEEE Spectrum Podcast If you’ve been a fan of DIY-favorite microcontroller Arduino, and you’re looking for an inexpensive … Continue reading

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Growing Female Participation in Computer Science

Giving Women the Access Code Katie Hafner New York Times, April 2, 2012 A generation ago women made up 37% of all computer science graduates, but in the last ten years it shrank to 18%.  Some universities are bucking this … Continue reading

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Interest in Programming Rising (Again)

For an Edge on the Internet, Computer Code Gains a Following By Jenna Wortham New York Times, March 27, 2012 According to an article in the New York Times, the interest in learning computer programming skills is on the rise … Continue reading

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Other Voices, Other Blogs: Daniel Lemire

One of the joys of reading blogs is becoming exposed to opinions and ideas found outside popular media’s attention. Daniel Lemire is a Canada-based computer scientist with a self-titled blog covering topics such as computing, academia and the creative process. … Continue reading

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China Scrambles for High-Tech Dominance

China Scrambles for High-Tech Dominance The New York Times – December 5, 2011 Besides being the source for much of the world’s PC manufacturing, China now boasts twice the Internet users as the US and leadership in IPv6 migration.  This … Continue reading

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