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2013-01-13 17:03:44

Bridle Brook of Mahomet, a BMA assisted living and memory care community in Champaign County, is hosting a presentation of Healthy Brains and Aging on Jan. 17. University of Illinois Professor Arthur Kramer will be speaking. Bradley, IL (PRWEB) January 12, 2013 Bridle Brook of Mahomet, a BMA assisted living and memory care community in Champaign County, Illinois, is hosting a special presentation on Healthy Brains and Aging by University of Illinois Professor Arthur Kramer at 6 p.m. on...

Image 1 - NSF's Most Powerful Computing Resource Opens Its Doors To Science Teams
2012-03-24 02:44:00

From climate change to the HIV infection to the evolution of the universe, tool enables researchers to address some of the world's most challenging scientific questions Six research teams have started to use the first phase of the Blue Waters sustained-petascale supercomputer to study some vexing problems in science and engineering from climate change to the HIV infection. It's the first use of Blue Waters, which is on its way to becoming one of the most powerful supercomputers in the...

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2011-08-09 10:40:56

IBM and the University of Illinois' National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) said they have abandoned plans to build a petaflop-speed computer. IBM terminated its four-year 2008 "Blue Waters" contract with NCSA to develop a $208 million supercomputer. "The innovative technology that IBM ultimately developed was more complex and required significantly increased financial and technical support by IBM beyond its original expectations," the joint statement read. "NCSA and IBM...

2011-07-19 09:00:00

SILICON VALLEY, Calif., July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Gigamon®, the creator and leading global provider of data access network solutions, has been selected by the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) to deliver powerful network visibility products for its 'Blue Waters' project. Gigamon's Intelligent Data Access Networking® technology will enable researchers to greatly enhance the scalability and security of their network...

2011-06-22 00:00:35

Average Starting Salary for Olin College Graduates is Highest Ever; Microsoft Hires Seven Members of the Class of 2011 Needham, MA (PRWEB) June 21, 2011 Olin College of Engineering today announced the post graduate plans of the 88 students in its Class of 2011: 55 percent have accepted offers of employment with an average starting salary of $68,825; 30 percent will attend graduate school beginning in the fall; and two graduates are starting their own businesses. Twenty-four percent are...


Word of the Day
maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.