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Issue 51: iSGTW 21 November 2007

 Anticipating futures: engineering expectations of ubiquitous computing

It’s 2007. We’re off the scale of this graph already. So where is ubiquitous computing?
Image © Mark Weiser/PARC

For many years computing has been about the “beige box on a desk,” but the vision for ubiquitous computing is of a technology free from the limits of location.

Has ubicomp fulfilled expectations first floated in the 90s? What is ubicomp anyway?

Sam Kinsley looks at the ideas and progress of ubiquitous computing.

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Feature - Global education

 PRIUS: a global university for a borderless future
An Osaka University initiative to foster next-generation leaders in grid computing has taken advantage of PRAGMA networks to create the Pacific Rim International UniverSity.

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Feature - Learning resources

 Grid Technology Cookbook provides recipe for success
Just as an ordinary cookbook provides everything you need to achieve in the kitchen, this new resource brings together everything you need to achieve in grid computing.

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Link of the week

/Online learning: the International Winter School on Grid Computing
Can’t make it to an ICEAGE International Summer School on Grid Computing?

Why not study online by enrolling in the school’s winter incarnation?

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Image of the week

LHC data transport at SC07

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December 2010

13-18, AGU Fall Meeting

14-16, UCC 2010

17, ICETI 2011 and ICSIT 2011

24, Abstract Submission deadline, EGI User Forum


January 2011

11, HPCS 2011 Submission Deadline

11, SPCloud 2011

22, ALENEX11

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February 2011

1 - 4, GlobusWorld '11

2, Lift 11

15 - 16, Cloudscape III

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