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2014-09-12 12:27:40

World's Leading Information Security Event Returns to Europe, Oct. 14-17 at the Amsterdam RAI SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Black Hat, the world's leading family of information security events, announces that Adi Shamir, Borman Professor of Applied Mathematics at the Weizmann Institute of Science and co-inventor of the RSA algorithm, will keynote Black Hat Europe 2014. Known as a visionary for his numerous contributions to the fields of cryptography and computer...

2014-09-05 23:07:19

Top Internet and wireless experts will discuss the future of wireless and the Internet at “Internet 2025”, the 40th Anniversary Marconi Symposium to be held in Washington D.C. on October 2nd. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) September 05, 2014 Top Internet and wireless experts will discuss the future of wireless and the Internet at “Internet 2025”, the 40th Anniversary Marconi Symposium to be held in Washington D.C. on October 2nd. The event honors the 2014 Marconi Prize Winner,...

2014-08-20 23:10:34

Hear Vint Cerf, Google's Chief Internet Evangelist, talk about Internet governance, privacy, safety and fraud, as well as the future of the Internet during a free webinar on August 25th, 10 a.m. Pacific Time, 1 p.m. Eastern Time. Mountain View, CA (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Vint Cerf, Google’s Chief Internet Evangelist, will lead “Internet 2025: Can we keep it open and evolving?” the fifth in the Marconi Expertise webinar series. The free event takes place at 10 a.m. Pacific Time,...

2014-05-08 23:05:12

Forty years ago, Vint Cerf and Bob Kahn got together in the summer of 1973 and created the first specification for ARPA's inter-networking protocol laying the foundation for connecting networks implemented using different protocols together. Franchise for Humanity, Yámana Science and Technology and many other organizations have collaborated to commemorate this important milestone. Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 On May 10th, 2014, Internet pioneers will gather for a picnic at...

2014-05-07 08:38:53

SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Panasas, Inc., the leader in hybrid scale-out NAS for technical research and enterprise customers, announced today that Panasas engineer Marcelo Cataldo has been recognized with the Allen Newell Award for Research Excellence from the School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon. "This award is certainly a great honor for Marcelo and Panasas, because it not only recognizes the academic contributions of his body of work, but also the...

2014-03-18 23:23:33

Microsoft's Lamport helped build distributed computing systems that work as intended. His innovations have applications for security, cloud computing, embedded systems and database systems as well as mission critical computer systems that rely on secure information sharing and interoperability to prevent failure. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 ACM (Association for Computing Machinery) http://www.acm.org today named Leslie Lamport, a Principal Researcher at Microsoft Research, as...

2014-01-14 12:29:42

- The artificial intelligence field, in which Minsky is a towering figure, has contributed decisively to enlarging the role of computers - from calculating machines to universal machines - and facilitating more intuitive forms of interaction between people and computer devices MADRID, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The sixth annual BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award in the Information and Communication Technologies category goes to American scientist Marvin Minsky,...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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