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Computer Science research at Google is inspirational and refreshing.

Google has their own unique way of approaching research and development (R&D).

Considering the headlines Google has made in the past, one expects this business giant, to be different, think different and do it different. 116 more words

Computer Science

IBM Tries to Paint the Computing Cloud Blue by QUENTIN HARDY


IBM is going deeper in the plan of its chief, Virginia Rometty, to rebuild the computing giant as a cloud company. At a giant show in Las Vegas, the company announced new kinds of security and services for cloud applications, along with data centers in new countries. 15 more words


Hirschman, Nigerian railroads, and poor open source user interfaces

Hirschman says he got the idea for Exit, Voice, and Loyalty when studying the failure of the Nigerian railroad system to improve quality despite the availability of trucking as a substitute for long-range shipping. 502 more words

Open Source Software

HP Boosts Networking Line in Deals With Cumulus and Accton

Computing and IT giant Hewlett-Packard said today it will add to its line of networking products by essentially re-selling equipment and software developed by two other companies, Accton Technology and Cumulus Networks. 566 more words


A Big Change in the World of Discrete-Event Simulation Software. Get Ready for Open Source!

I am currently playing with probability distributions of dwell time (stay time) for empty and laden containers. Since similar flow patterns (inbound-storage-outbound) are also found outside… 1,707 more words

Container Terminals

New MathTool: MathSet!

It never fails. JUST when i decide to ‘finalize’ my MathTools I come up with a new one. I also have three more graph paper generators to write, but they may wait a while. 406 more words

EMC's Pivotal to Embrace Open Source, and Hortonworks Too

Pivotal, the big data and software division of storage and IT giant EMC, will today announce plans to release open source versions of its big data and analytics software. 410 more words