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2014-03-06 12:32:44

LA JOLLA, Calif., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The significance and real-world impact of Big Data -- the popular term used to describe the exponential growth and availability of data, both structured and unstructured -- will be explored at a special University of California San Diego Extension seminar titled "Big Data at Work: A Conversation with the Experts." The event will be held Wednesday, March 12, from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm at Atkinson Hall, Qualcomm Institute on the UC San Diego...

2013-12-09 23:22:31

Dr. Spencer Wells, geneticist, anthropologist and author, brings large-scale DNA project experience to uBiome’s Advisory Board San Francisco, California (PRWEB) December 09, 2013 uBiome is proud to announce the addition of Dr. Spencer Wells, a leading geneticist, anthropologist, Explorer-in-Residence at the National Geographic Society and Frank H. T. Rhodes Class of '56 Professor at Cornell University, to the company’s Advisory Board. “Spencer brings extraordinary technology and...

2011-05-19 11:50:00

NEW YORK, May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Learning Worlds Institute announces its culminating Art of Science Learning Conference at the California Institute of Telecommunications and Information Technology (Calit2), University of California San Diego, June 14-15, 2011. The conference - part of a National Science Foundation-funded initiative exploring how the arts can strengthen science education and spark creativity in the 21st-Century American workforce - will bring together...

2011-05-04 12:00:00

MENLO PARK, Calif., May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In 2001, few could have foreseen current computing technology trends such as smartphones, cloud storage and processing, or the tablet revolution. Computing technology and trends evolve so quickly, it's hard to predict what will happen next year, let alone ten years from now. Will we still interact with computing devices through keyboards and pointing devices, or will touch, voice, and gestural interfaces take over? What role will today's...

2005-09-27 13:33:56

San Diego, CA and Tokyo, Japan, September 26, 2005 "“"“ In a demonstration that could foretell the future of videoconferencing, scientific visualization and digital cinema deployment, scientists from around the world meeting at iGrid 2005 in San Diego were treated to the world's first real-time, international transmission of super high-definition (SHD) 4K digital video. 4K images have roughly 4,000 horizontal pixels "“ offering approximately four times the resolution of the...

2005-08-15 14:15:27

There are four wings to the Earth Science building of the Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) in Greenbelt, MD. But on August 8, "we added a virtual fifth wing," says NASA Emeritus Scientist Milton Halem. That new wing used experimental OptIPuter software to create a 'high-performance collaboratory' with the University of California, San Diego's Scripps Institution of Oceanography, which allowed scientists to establish high-definition telepresence while also collaborating in real time on...


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.