Archive for May 29th, 2012


21st Century Computer Architecture

May 29th, 2012
Computer Architecture

In April, the Computing Community Consortium (CCC) commissioned members of the computer architecture research community to generate a short report to help guide strategic thinking in this space.  The effort aimed to complement and synthesize other recent documents, including the CCC's Advancing Computer Architecture Research (ACAR) visioning reports and a study by the National Academies.  Today, the CCC ...

“Five Reasons ‘Big Data’ is a Big Deal”

May 29th, 2012
"Five Reasons

Mobiledia is out this week with an interesting article about "Big Data": Technology is improving Siri, powering driverless cars, improving cancer treatment and even being called Big Brother. But "big data" is what makes it possible, and why it's so important.   Big data refers to the analytic algorithms applied to vast amounts of data across several different ...