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I’m just gonna fess up and admit that the story I’ve been telling the PSC VECNet Cyber-Infrastructure crew is probably a myth. Director John Huston and Humphrey Bogart probably didn’t stave off malaria while filming “The African Queen” on location … Continue reading

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Monday, Feb. 18, 11:29 Boundaries are important. Case in point is Jim Brasseur’s Cyber Wind Facility at Penn State, which is using Blacklight — as well as other XSEDE machines — to figure out why electricity-generating wind turbines lose so … Continue reading

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Friday, Feb. 8, 17:03 Nick Nystrom sat down with Bill Flanagan yesterday to talk about Sherlock for Bill’s show. It went well; Nick’s good at explaining things, and Bill of course has done this a few times before.  It’ll air … Continue reading

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Therapist: How’s your blog going? Dr. Watson: Yeah, good. Very good. Therapist: You haven’t written a word, have you? Dr. Watson: You just wrote, “Still has trust issues.” –”A Study in Pink,” Sherlock, BBC I confess:  I’m not an unalloyed … Continue reading

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A couple of things really hit me this week — my second full week at PSC: Everything I learned is wrong: Just spent some time talking with Markus Dittrich, director of our NIH-funded National Resource for Biomedical SuperComputing. It was … Continue reading

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A group of high school students were touring SC12 on Wednesday afternoon, and the PSC booth was one of their scheduled stops. I figured I’d tag along with one of the groups; see what they were interested in, maybe get … Continue reading

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Where do you think I met Steve Brandt, of Louisiana State University’s Center for Computation & Technology? We’ll get back to that; in the meantime, I guess I should say who I am. I’m Ken Chiacchia, and in January I’ll … Continue reading

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