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October 17, 2014
Robotics Legends Converge at UC San Diego Forum

Influential robotics researchers and industry leaders convened at the Qualcomm Institute last Friday to reflect on opportunities and challenges brought on by the forthcoming robotics revolution. [more]

 

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12.25.2010
"San Diego County News"
Celebrating a Decade of Cross-Disciplinary Collaboration at Calit2

San Diego County News publishes a story on Calit2's 10th anniversary celebration.
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12.19.2010
"Integral Options Cafe "
Larry Smarr -- Supercomputing and the Human Brain

The Integral Options Cafe blog, which pertains topics reflecting a "Buddhist, integral worldview," publishes a video of a talk Calit2 Director Larry Smarr gave on supercomputing and the human brain.
[more]

12.17.2010
"La Jolla Light"
Calit2 Celebrates 10-Year Milestone

Columnist Lynne Friedmann reports on Calit2's 10th anniversary celebration, which featured a keynote address by former California Governor Gray Davis.
[more]

12.13.2010
"San Diego Business Journal "
Ocean Discovery Institute Opens Up World of Learning for Young People

Columnist Joyce Glazer reports on the Ocean Discovery Institute's Bubble Up! Gala, which was held at CalIT2 and raised $160,000 which will fund tuition-free programs that educate youth from urban and diverse backgrounds through science-based exploration of the ocean and nature.
[more]

12.10.2010
"San Diego Union-Tribune"
Oboist Karisa Werdon on performing Rand Steiger's music

Music critic James Chute reports on the way the oboe soloist interacts with Calit2 composer in residence Rand Steiger, on the occasion of the institute's 10th Anniversary celebration Dec. 7.
[more]

12.9.2010
"Science"
A Change of Biblical Proportions Strikes Mideast Archaeology

Andrew Lawler reports on the latest wave of interest in new technology to help pinpoint the accuracy of Biblical accounts of the period of David and Solomon, including a quote from Calit2 archaeologist Tom Levy, who calls the new technology a "game changer".

12.8.2010
"PRAGMA "
Calit2-Affiliated Computer Scientists Recognized for Contributions in Computer Systems Security, Bioinformatics, Cyberinfrastructure Software

The website affiliated with Pacific Rim Applications and Grid Middleware Assembly (PRAGMA) reports on UC San Diego professors Pavel Pevzner and Stefan Savage, who are among 41 computer scientists named as 2010 ACM Fellows.
[more]

12.7.2010
"VoiceofSanDiego.org"
Arts Report: Arts Rooted in San Diego

VoiceofSanDiego mentions a Union-Tribune article about Calit2 composer-in-residence Rand Steiger.
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12.5.2010
"San Diego Union-Tribune"
UCSD composer Rand Steiger embraces technology and experimentation in his music

Music critic James Chute profiles the work of Calit2's new composer in residence, Rand Steiger, the first in a series of profiles of composers who are closely identified with UC San Diego.
[more]

12.1.2010
"domain-b.com"
Trials Use Technology to Help Young Adults Achieve Healthy Weights

domain-b.com, which bills itself as "India's first and biggest online business magazine," reports on clinical trials that combine behavioral weight management programs with technologies such as text messaging, online social networking, and smart-phone apps.UCSD School of Medicine professor Kevin Patrick is the principal investigator on the SMART clinical trial, and director of Calit2's Center for Wireless and Population Health Systems.
[more]

11.29.2010
"San Diego Business Journal"
Connecting With the Past and the Present

SDBJ's Steve Sinovic reports on a collaboration between a research team based at Calit2 and local San Diego firm Digitaria on the National Geographic-sponsored "Field Expedition: Mongolia" project.
[more]

11.29.2010
"UCSD Guardian"
Iron Men

UCSD Guardian reporter Neda Salamat features Calit2-affiliated archaeologist Thomas Levy in her story on Levy's work to uncover an early Biblical kingdom of Edom.
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11.29.2010
"IT Mega"
Cultural Analytics – Mark Rothko Paintings – on the 287-Megapixel HIPerSpace Wall at Calit2

IT Mega, an online source for technology news, runs a video demo featuring data visualization of paintings by Mark Rothko. Jeremy Douglass of Calit2's Software Studies Initiative presents the research.
[more]

11.28.2010
"Science Documentaries"
Larry Smarr and the Human Brain

In a video picked up by "Science Documentaries," Calit2 Director Larry Smarr discusses the state of the art in supercomputing, with a focus on how current computation compares to the human brain and when supercomputers will surpass human processing power.
[more]

11.28.2010
"Environmental Expert.com"
Mapping the Road to a Climate Catastrophe Solution

Cynthia Figge of Environmental Expert.com reports on the Future in Review FiReGlobal : West Coast conference, where Calit2 Director Larry Smarr shared several potential scenarios for how our world and our country can fight back against catastrophic climate change.
[more]

11.28.2010
"Orange County Business Journal"
McMonigle Gets Record, Comerica Loan Dispute; L.A.-to-Irvine Exodus?

OCBJ's Rick Reiff reports on Calit2's 10th anniversary celebration, which will feature former California Governor Gray Davis.
[more]

11.28.2010
"Imperial Valley News"
New Wave of Planning for Coastal Zones

Imperial Valley News reports on the most rest Greenovation Forum (held at Calit2's Atkinson Hall) where a panel of experts discussed ongoing methods for mitigating and adapting to risks posed by climate change and rising ocean levels in Venice, Italy and San Diego.
[more]

11.27.2010
"YubaNet.com"
New Wave of Planning for Coastal Zones

YubaNet.com picks up Calit2's story on the most rest Greenovation Forum (held at Calit2's Atkinson Hall) where a panel of experts discussed ongoing methods for mitigating and adapting to risks posed by climate change and rising ocean levels in Venice, Italy and San Diego.
[more]

11.26.2010
"The Times of India"
Cooperative Behavior is Contagious

The Times of India reports on research by UCSD Associate Professor of Political Science James Fowler of Calit2''s Center for Wireless and Population Health Systems. Fowler and his colleague have demonstrated that cooperative behavior is contagious and it spreads from person to person to person.
[more]

11.25.2010
"India Vision"
Short, on-chip light pulses to boost data transfer speeds on computers

India Vision reports on a breakthrough at the NSF-funded Center for Integrated Access Networks (CIAN), where engineers have generated short, powerful light pulses on a chip -- an important step toward optical interconnects that will likely replace the copper wires carrying signals between chips inside today's computers. CIAN's UCSD group is based in Calit2.
[more]

11.25.2010
"Science Magazine"
Short, on-Chip Light Pulses Will Enable Ultrafast Data Transfer Within Computers

Science Magazine picks up our article on a breakthrough at the NSF-funded Center for Integrated Access Networks (CIAN), where engineers have generated short, powerful light pulses on a chip -- an important step toward optical interconnects that will likely replace the copper wires carrying signals between chips inside today's computers. CIAN's UCSD group is based in Calit2.
[more]

11.25.2010
"Times of India"
Low power chips to super power PCs

The Times of India reports on a breakthrough at the NSF-funded Center for Integrated Access Networks (CIAN), where engineers have generated short, powerful light pulses on a chip -- an important step toward optical interconnects that will likely replace the copper wires carrying signals between chips inside today's computers. CIAN's UCSD group is based in Calit2.
[more]

11.25.2010
"Yahoo! News India"
Short, on-chip light pulses to boost data transfer speeds on computers

Yahoo! News India reports on a breakthrough at the NSF-funded Center for Integrated Access Networks (CIAN), where engineers have generated short, powerful light pulses on a chip -- an important step toward optical interconnects that will likely replace the copper wires carrying signals between chips inside today's computers. CIAN's UCSD group is based in Calit2.
[more]

11.24.2010
"PhysOrg.com"
New Wave of Planning for Coastal Zones

PhysOrg.com, one of the leading web-based science, technology and research news services, picks up our story on the most recent UCSD Greenovation Forum (held at Calit2). The forum featured presentations on ongoing methods for mitigating and adapting to risks posed by climate change and rising ocean levels in Venice, Italy and San Diego.
[more]

11.24.2010
"PhysOrg.com"
http://www.physorg.com/news/2010-11-short-on-chip-pulses-ultrafast.html

PhysOrg.com picks up Calit2's story about a breakthrough at the NSF-funded Center for Integrated Access Networks (CIAN), where engineers have generated short, powerful light pulses on a chip -- an important step toward optical interconnects that will likely replace the copper wires carrying signals between chips inside today's computers. CIAN's UCSD group is based in Calit2.
[more]

11.24.2010
"Cable Spotlight"
Short, On-Chip Light Pulses will Enable Ultrafast Data Transfer within Computers

Cable Spotlight, a product of TMC.net, reports on the latest breakthrough at the NSF-funded Center for Integrated Access Networks (CIAN), where engineers have generated short, powerful light pulses on a chip -- an important step toward optical interconnects that will likely replace the copper wires carrying signals between chips inside today's computers. CIAN's UCSD group is based in Calit2.
[more]

11.23.2010
"San Diego News Room"
UCSD professor reveals evidence about King Solomon’s mines

San Diego Newsroom reporter Claire Harlin reports on Calit2-affiliated archaeologist Thomas Levy's research, which is the focus of a new NOVA/National Geographic documentary. Levy discovered thousands of tons of slag, a by-product of smelting ore, in the Faynan region of Jordan, which suggests that large-scale copper production took place in the 10th century BCE during the time of the Biblical kings Solomon and David.
[more]

11.23.2010
"MSNBC.com"
Return to King Solomon's Mines

MSNBC's Alan Boyle reports on research being conducted by Calit2-affiliated archaeologist Thomas Levy that has turned up ancient copper-smelting equipment and a huge ancient cemetery, as well as carbon-dating samples that suggest the site was at its peak during the biblical king Solomon's reign.
[more]

11.20.2010
"The Sydney Morning Herald"
Strike Up the Broadband

The Sydney Morning Herald's Peter Hartcher quotes Calit2 Director Larry Smarr in a story about Australia's proposal for a national broadband network, calling him someone "with real technological expertise" and writing that "when the rest of us were buying our first VCRs, Smarr was already building a network that we would later discover as the internet."
[more]

11.18.2010
"Medical News Today"
Adult Stem Cells Provided With Friendly Environment: Simultaneous Chemical, Electrical And Mechanical Cues

Medical News Today picks up a story about bioengineers at UC San Diego (including an affiliate of Calit2) who have created an artificial environment for stem cells that simultaneously provides the chemical, mechanical and electrical cues necessary for stem cell growth and differentiation.
[more]

11.17.2010
"Science Daily"
Bioengineers Provide Adult Stem Cells With Simultaneous Chemical, Electrical and Mechanical Cues

Science Daily reports on bioengineers at UC San Diego (including an affiliate of Calit2) who have created an artificial environment for stem cells that simultaneously provides the chemical, mechanical and electrical cues necessary for stem cell growth and differentiation.
[more]

11.17.2010
"University of Nevada, Reno"
Tahoe expert Charles Goldman to give Discover Science Lecture Series public talk Dec. 2 about world water crisis

The University of Nevada, Reno, media newsroom publishes a story about upcoming talks, including one by Calit2 Director Larry Smarr.
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11.17.2010
"Lab Spaces"
Bioengineers provide adult stem cells with simultaneous chemical, electrical and mechanical cues

Lab Spaces, a social network for the scientific community, shared news about engineers at UC San Diego (including an affiliate of Calit2) who have created an artificial environment for stem cells that simultaneously provides the chemical, mechanical and electrical cues necessary for stem cell growth and differentiation.
[more]

11.17.2010
"Science Magazine"
Bioengineers Provide Adult Stem Cells With Simultaneous Chemical, Electrical and Mechanical Cues

Science Magazine's Science Daily News reports on bioengineers at UC San Diego (including an affiliate of Calit2) who have created an artificial environment for stem cells that simultaneously provides the chemical, mechanical and electrical cues necessary for stem cell growth and differentiation.
[more]

11.16.2010
"RedOrbit"
Bioengineers Provide Adult Stem Cells With Friendly Environment: Simultaneous Chemical, Electrical And Mechanical Cues

RedOrbit reports on bioengineers at UC San Diego (including an affiliate of Calit2) who have created an artificial environment for stem cells that simultaneously provides the chemical, mechanical and electrical cues necessary for stem cell growth and differentiation.
[more]

11.15.2010
"Lifeboat Foundation"
What’s Your Dream for the Future of California?

The Lifeboat Foundation, a nonprofit nongovernmental organization dedicated to encouraging scientific advancements while helping humanity survive existential risks, reports on California Dreams, a call for entries on imagining life in California in 2020. (Calit2 is a partnering institution).
[more]

11.15.2010
"DailyWireless.org"
Ocean Robots Go Long

DailyWireless.org, an independent blog about all forms of wireless communication, reports on Calit2's Ocean Observatories Initiative, which will will monitor and forecast environmental changes in the oceans on global, regional and coastal scales.
[more]

11.11.2010
"Strategic News Service"
CTO Design Challenge: "Avoiding Climate Catastrophe: Applying FIRE CTO Solutions to the Region

Strategic News Service, the most accurate predictive newsletter covering the computing and communications industries, quotes Calit2 Director Larry Smarr's remarks from a panel discussion on avoiding climate catastrophe.
[more]

11.10.2010
"Milwaukee-Wisconsin Journal Sentinel"
The region's next frontier: Shared computing power

An editorial in the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel encourages the Milwaukee 7 region to follow in the footsteps of institutes like Calit2, which provides "resources, space and support for high-end research."
[more]

11.7.2010
"The Chronicle of Higher Education"
A Composer's Muse Takes the Form of a Technology Institute

The Chronicle of Higher Education's Eric Kelderman reports on Rand Stieger, who began his two-year tenure as composer-in-residence at Calit2 in July.
[more]

11.5.2010
"Xconomy.com"
Xconomy Forum on Health IT: Searching for the Consumer Payoff—or an App as Compelling as Facebook

Bruce Bigelow of Xconomy.com reports on the work of Calit2-affiliated researcher Kevin Patrick, who will serve as the keynote speaker at the Xconomy Forum on Health IT.
[more]

11.5.2010
"TMC.net"
WIISARD Radio-Frequency System Allows for Go-Anywhere Tracking of First Responders

TMC.net, "the world's largest communications and technology community," features a story about the Calit2 WIISARD project's endeavor to streamline the way first responders are tracked in disaster situations.
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11.5.2010
"TMC.net"
Citizen Scientists Explore Ancient Mongolia from Afar

The influential news service TMC.net features a story on Calit2 researcher Albert Lin's quest to use the power of human computation to find antiquities in Mongolia.
[more]

10.31.2010
"Satellite Spotlight"
ImTech Unveils Immersive Technology Awards

Satellite spotlight, which publishes materials pertinent to the military, satellite communications and other industries, picks up our story on The Immersive Tech Awards (the Immys), which counted among its recipients the Calit2 StarCAVE.
[more]

10.31.2010
"North County Times"
REGION: County, UCSD collaborate to put cameras on Mount Woodson and Red Mountain

North County Times' Mark Walker reports on a collaborative effort between San Diego County and Calit2 at UC San Diego to install eight cameras on towers in San Diego's backcountry as a tool for preventing wildfire destruction.
[more]

10.29.2010
"BioInform"
UCSD Developing Bioinformatic Tools to Help US Academics Gather, Analyze, Share Biomedical Data

BioInform's Uduak Grace Thomas reports on UCSD's $25 million initiative to build the iDASH Center, or Integrating Data for Analysis, Anonymization, and Sharing. Calit2 is a partner in the project.
[more]

10.29.2010
"Dr. Dobb\'s"
Biomedical Infrastucture Grants Awarded to UC San Diego

Dr. Dobb's, which reports on "the world of software development," reports on UCSD's $25 million initiative to build the iDASH Center, or Integrating Data for Analysis, Anonymization, and Sharing. Calit2 is a partner in the project.
[more]

10.27.2010
"San Diego News 6"
Webcams Watching for Backcountry Wildfires

San Diego 6 reports on Calit2's FireSight project, a system of 50 live webcams that provide digital images of San Diego's backcountry. The project was funded by a $36,000 grant from the county Board of Supervisors.
[more]

10.27.2010
"Fox 5 San Diego"
New webcams help fight backcounty fires

Fox 5's Jenn Karlman reports on a collaboration between Calit2, CalFire and the San Diego County Board of Supervisors to establish a system of 50 webcams to monitor wildfires in San Diego's backcountry.
[more]

10.27.2010
"KPBS"
New Fire Webcams Guard San Diego Backcountry

KPBS picks up the San Diego Union-Tribune's story about 50 webcams are broadcasting from mountaintops, including 16 high-resolution cameras installed over the past few weeks. The project is spearheaded by Calit2.
[more]

10.27.2010
"North County Times"
New fire webcams guard San Diego backcountry

The North County Times reports on 50 fire webcams that are now broadcasting from mountaintops, including 16 high-resolution cameras installed over the past few weeks. The project is spearheaded by Calit2.
[more]

10.27.2010
"KTVN Reno"
New fire webcams guard San Diego backcountry

The Reno, Navada, CBS affiliate reports on 50 high-def cameras that were installed for the San Diego fall fire season under the FireSight program, a partnership of Calit2.
[more]

10.27.2010
"KGTV 10News San Diego"
Webcams Help Track Wildfires In Backcountry

10 News reports on reports on Calit2's FireSight project, a system of 50 live webcams that provide digital images of San Diego's backcountry. The project was funded by a $36,000 grant from the county Board of Supervisors.
[more]

10.27.2010
"KSWB Fox 5 San Diego"
New Webcams Help Fight Backcountry Fires

A video report by Fox 5 details a collaborative effort between San Diego County and Calit2 at UC San Diego to install eight cameras on towers in San Diego's backcountry as a tool for preventing wildfire destruction.
[more]

10.27.2010
"KFMB San Diego News 8"
New fire webcams guard San Diego backcountry

News 8 picks up a story about 50 webcams that are broadcasting from mountaintops, including 16 high-resolution cameras installed over the past few weeks, to detect wildfires The project is spearheaded by Calit2.
[more]

10.26.2010
"San Diego Union-Tribune"
Cameras Installed to Spot Wildfires Early

The Union-Tribune's Kristina Davis reports on Calit2's FireSight project, a system of 50 webcams that will broadcast fresh images every two minutes from the region’s mountaintops. The project is an effort to give an early glimpse of wildfires in remote areas and allow fire chiefs to make decisions quickly as the fire behavior changes.
[more]

10.26.2010
"GreenTMCnet.com"
ImTech Confers First-Ever Immersive Technology Awards

GreenTMCnet runs a story about the inaugural Immersive Technology Awards, which granted the Calit2 StarCAVE a prize for best immersive visualization innovation in research and education.
[more]

10.26.2010
"Wired "
Gallery: Let Your Children Play With Robots

Wired's Tim Carmody compiles a gallery of images depicting robotics research being conducted by Javier Movellan, an associate professor affiliated with the Calit2-based Machine Perception Laboratory.
[more]

10.25.2010
"The Medical News"
UC San Diego researchers receive two federal grants for biomedical informatics

The Medical News picks up our story on a team from the UCSD School of Medicine, which has received two federal grants totaling more than $25 million to develop new ways to gather, analyze, use and share vast, ever-increasing amounts of biomedical information.
[more]

10.25.2010
"MediLexicon"
UC San Diego Revives Two Major Biomedical Informatics Grants

MediLexicon, the world's largest online database of pharmaceutical and medical abbreviations, reports on two federal grants to develop new ways to gather, analyze, use and share vast, ever-increasing amounts of biomedical information. Calit2 is a partnering institute in the grants.
[more]

10.22.2010
"Bio-Medicine"
UC San Diego receives 2 major biomedical informatics grants

Bio-Medicine, one of the Internet's leading online organizations and Web portals devoted to biology and medicine, picks up our story on a team from the UCSD School of Medicine, which has received two federal grants totaling more than $25 million to develop new ways to gather, analyze, use and share vast, ever-increasing amounts of biomedical information. Calit2 is a partnering institute in the grants.
[more]

10.22.2010
"Carmel Valley News"
Couple’s online food game for kids wins White House approval

Carmel Valley News' Emily DeRuy reports on a game created by Calit2 employees that recently won the Popular Vote in the Apps for Healthy Kids Challenge, a nationwide competition sponsored by First Lady Michelle Obama’s “Let’s Move!” campaign.
[more]

10.21.2010
"Scottrade"
News & Commentary

Scottrade, a leading online brokerage firm, calls upon citizens to participate in California Dreams, a competition with an urgent challenge to recruit citizen visions of the future of California. Calit2 Director Larry Smarr is a judge for the competition.
[more]

10.20.2010
"Medical News Today"
Computational Biologist Philip E. Bourne Wins Microsoft's 2010 Jim Gray EScience Award

Medical News Today picks up our story on Philip E. Bourne, a computational biologist and professor with the University of California, San Diego, who is this year's recipient of Microsoft's Jim Gray eScience Award, for his contributions to data-intensive computing.

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10.20.2010
"WOAI Seattle"
Video Game App Teaches Kids to Eat Healthy

The Seattle NBC News affiliate reports on Food Buster, an app developed by a married couple from UCSD. Food Buster recently won the Popular Vote in Michelle Obama's "Apps for Healthy Kids" contest.
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10.20.2010
"WALB Atlanta"
Couple invents award-winning food ap for kids

WALB, the NBC affiliate in Atlanta, Georgia, reports on the winners of Michelle Obama's "Apps for Healthy Kids" contest, who are based at Calit2.
[more]

10.20.2010
"KOB New Mexico"
Video games that teach kids healthy habits

The Calit2-based winners of the popular choice award in Michelle Obama's "Apps for Healthy Kids" contest are featured in an article by KOB New Mexico.
[more]

10.20.2010
"WGEM "
Can an app help teach your kids to eat healthy?

WGEM, which covers news in Illinois, Missouri and Iowa, reports on the Calit2-based creators of "Food Buster," winner of Michelle Obama's "Apps for Healthy Kids" contest.
[more]

10.20.2010
"Data Center Knowledge"
Alliance Boosts 380-Volt DC Power Standard

Data Center Knowledge reports on new technical standards for data centers created by EMerge Alliance, which includes Calit2 CTO Greg Hidley among its members.
[more]

10.20.2010
"MediLexicon"
Computational Biologist Philip E. Bourne Wins Microsoft's 2010 Jim Gray EScience Award

The U.K.-based MediLexicon picks up our story on Calit2 academic participant Philip Bourne, this year's recipient of Microsoft's Jim Gray eScience Award, for his contributions to data-intensive computing.
[more]

10.19.2010
"Scientific Computing"
Philip E. Bourne wins Microsoft's 2010 Jim Gray eScience Award

Scientific Computing, a source of news about information technology for science, reprints our story on UCSD computational biologist Philip Bourne, winner of Microsoft's Jim Gray eScience Award for his contributions to data-intensive computing.
[more]

10.19.2010
"Dr. Dobb\'s"
Microsoft's 2010 Jim Gray eScience Award

Dr. Dobb's, which reports on "the world of software development," picks up our story on Calit2 academic participant Philip E. Bourne, this year's recipient of Microsoft's Jim Gray eScience Award for his contributions to data-intensive computing.
[more]

10.18.2010
"La Jolla Light"
Couple’s online food game wins White House approval

Emily DeRuy reports on the White House-sponsored Apps for Healthy Kids prize awarded to Jesica Oratowski-Coleman and Aaron Coleman, a married couple who both work for Calit2.
[more]

10.18.2010
"HPC Wire"
Philip E. Bourne Wins Microsoft's 2010 Jim Gray eScience Award

HPC Wire picks up our story on Philip E. Bourne, a computational biologist and professor with the University of California, San Diego, who has won Microsoft's Jim Gray eScience Award, for his contributions to data-intensive computing.
[more]

10.18.2010
"ChemInfo"
Philip E. Bourne Wins Microsoft's 2010 Jim Gray EScience Award

ChemInfo -- a source of news stories on alternative energy, software, wireless communications and other industries -- carries a story about UCSD computational biologist Philip Bourne, who is this year's recipient of Microsoft's Jim Gray eScience Award for his contributions to data-intensive computing.
[more]

10.7.2010
"San Diego Union-Tribune"
Tijuana Innovadora highlights city's aspirations, potential

Gregory Hidley, technical director of Calit2 at UC San Diego, is one of the speakers at Tijuana Innovadora, a high-profile conference that aims to polish Tijuana's image and draw new investments. Hidley, who will speak about using technology to promote cross-border research, joins the ranks of other conference speakers such as Carlos Slim, the world’s wealthiest person; the founders of Twitter and Wikipedia; and former Vice President Al Gore.
[more]

10.4.2010
"La Nazione (Italy)"
Leonardo, ricerche nel 2011 per la Battaglia di Anghiari

The Italian newspaper quotes CISA3 director Maurizio Seracini as saying that the search for a lost Leonardo da Vinci masterpiece will resume in 2011, pending fundraising to complete the project. (Italian)
[more]

10.3.2010
"The Chronicle of Higher Education"
Digitally Incorrect: Ricardo Dominguez's provocations: art or crimes?

Evan R. Goldstein reports at length about Calit2-affiliated Assistant Professor of Visual Arts Ricardo Dominguez and his controversial Transborder Immigrant Tool.
[more]

10.1.2010
"La Jolla Light"
UCSD Couple wins 'Apps For Healthy Kids' challenge and trip to the White House

The newspaper reports on two Calit2 staffers whose healthy-eating web app took the popular vote in the 'Apps for Healthy Kids' competition nationwide.
[more]

9.30.2010
"KPBS Radio's "These Days with Maureen Cavanaugh""
US Diplomat In San Diego For Gandhi Memorial Lecture

Maureen Cavanaugh interviews Robert O. Blake Jr., Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia. He's in San Diego to deliver The 27th Annual Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Lecture, which will be held at 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 30 in the Calit2 Auditorium.
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9.30.2010
"North County Times"
UCSD couple's healthy eating game wins national prize

Claire Trageser reports on the announcement that FoodBuster -- a game developed by two staffers at Calit2 -- won the popular vote in a competition to build 'Apps for Healthy Kids'.
[more]

9.29.2010
"Melodika.net"
Institute for the Future Looks Ahead at California Beyond the Crisis

Melodika.net, the "home of music," reports on the Institute for the Future's collaboration with Calit2 on an interactive map, "California Dreaming: Imagining New Futures for the State."
[more]

9.28.2010
"SmartGrid"
Report: Milwaukee area's computer-savvy workforce is growing fast

SmartGrid picks up a Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel article that mentions Calit2 as "the best example" of an initiative that pairs technology businesses with academic institutions to develop computer-driven solutions.
[more]

9.28.2010
"Ecodirt.com"
Institute for the Future Looks Ahead at California Beyond the Crisis

Ecodirt.com picks up a story on the Institute for the Future's interactive map, "California Dreaming: Imagining New Futures for the State," which was developed, in part, by Calit2.
[more]

9.28.2010
"Biomed Reports"
Institute for the Future Looks Ahead at California Beyond the Crisis

Calit2 Director Larry Smarr is quoted in a report on an interactive map, "California Dreaming: Imagining New Futures for the State."
[more]

9.28.2010
"eMedia World"
Institute for the Future Looks Ahead at California Beyond the Crisis

Calit2 joined in an effort to explore alternative scenarios for California beyond the current financial crisis.
[more]

9.27.2010
"San Diego Business Journal"
Execs Try to Make Motorola Feel At Home

The Business Journal's Brad Graves reports on a meeting of high-powered business leaders and Motorola Mobility executives, who recently met at Calit2 to discuss the possibility of Motorola Mobility moving to San Diego. Julie Meier Wright, president and chief executive officer of the San Diego Regional Economic Development Corp., told the group that Calit2 is a ?phenomenal San Diego asset.?
[more]

9.27.2010
"e-Dream"
Timeline for Emerging Digital Research and Education In Arts Media Institute

Calit2 Director Larry Smarr and Calit2 Director of Visualization Tom DeFanti are cited in a timeline depicting the history of research contributions at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
[more]

9.27.2010
"Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel"
Report: Milwaukee area's computer-savvy workforce is growing fast

Jay Bayne, executive director of the non-profit Milwaukee Institute, calls Calit2 the best initiative he's seen that partners technology businesses and academic institutions.
[more]

9.25.2010
"The New York Times"
The Future of California, Ready for Discussion

Calit2 Director Larry Smarr is quoted in Jonathan Weber's New York Times piece about a collaboration between Calit2, the Institute for the Future and the Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society (CITRIS). The partners have developed a new map called "California Dreaming" that illustrates four alternative futures for California.
[more]

9.6.2010
"San Diego Business Journal"
Region Is a Scientific Hub on Canvas of Excellence

Christine Forester reports on world-class research institutions based in San Diego, specifically mentioning SIO, Calit2 and IR/PS at UC San Diego.
[more]

8.24.2010
"Popular Science"
Gallery: 30 Awesome College Labs

Popular Science calls the Calit2 StarCAVE "something you?d expect to find in Lara Croft?s mansion" and highlights the immersive virtual reality environment in its photo feature (Calit2 is image 23 of 30).
[more]

8.20.2010
"EE Times Europe"
NSF funds computer design variabilty project

The National Science Foundation awarded a $10 million, five-year grant to researchers to explore a new paradigm for the way hardware and software interface in order to potentially reduce by as much as 40 percent the energy cost of computing.
[more]

8.20.2010
"First Science News"
Software for efficient computing in the age of nanoscale devices

A $10 million, five-year grant from NSF will fund a project by Calit2-affiliated researchers to explore "Variability-Aware Software for Efficient Computing with Nanoscale Devices."
[more]

8.20.2010
"Dr. Dobb's"
Proactive Software to Combat Variability

Dr. Dobb's, which covers "the world of software development," picks up our story about the National Science Foundation's $10 million, five-year grant to Calit2-affiliated researchers who will explore "Variability-Aware Software for Efficient Computing with Nanoscale Devices."
[more]

8.19.2010
"PhysOrg.com"
Software for efficient computing in the age of nanoscale devices

PhysOrg.com runs our story about the National Science Foundation's $10 million, five-year grant to Calit2-affiliated researchers who will explore "Variability-Aware Software for Efficient Computing with Nanoscale Devices."
[more]

8.19.2010
"ChemInfo"
Software For Efficient Computing In The Age Of Nanoscale Devices

A $10 million, five-year grant from NSF will fund a project by Calit2-affiliated researchers to explore "Variability-Aware Software for Efficient Computing with Nanoscale Devices."
[more]

8.19.2010
"Scientific Computing"
Software For Efficient Computing In The Age Of Nanoscale Devices

A visionary team of computer scientists and electrical engineers from six universities -- including UCSD -- is proposing to deal with the downside of nanoscale computer components by re-thinking and enhancing the role that software can play in a new class of computing machines that are adaptive and highly energy efficient.
[more]

8.19.2010
"NanoTechWire.com"
NSF Funds Expedition into Software for Efficient Computing in the Age of Nanoscale Devices

A visionary team of computer scientists and electrical engineers from six universities -- including UCSD -- is proposing to deal with the downside of nanoscale computer components by re-thinking and enhancing the role that software can play in a new class of computing machines that are adaptive and highly energy efficient.
[more]

8.11.2010
"eSchool News"
Coming soon to a classroom near you: Robot teachers?

Meris Stansbury, Associate Editor of eSchool News, profiles the RUBI Robot, which was developed by the Machine Perception Laboratory at Calit2.
[more]

8.11.2010
"Sydney Morning Herald"
Our network choice: cheap and slow or expensive but fast

The newspaper quotes Calit2 Director Larry Smarr, who likens the Labor Party's plan to invest up to $42 billion in the continent's cyberinfrastructure to the 1956 decision by president Dwight Eisenhower to build the publicly funded interstate highway system.
[more]

8.9.2010
"La Jolla Light"
RESEARCH REPORT: Project engineers preservation of cultural treasures

La Jolla Light reporter Lynne Friedmann reports on the CISA3/Calit2 initiative known as Training, Research and Education in Engineering for Cultural Heritage Diagnostics (TEECH), which will create "digital clinical charts" that "allow the monitoring of artifacts over time and informed decision making about restoration, repair, and other solutions."
[more]

8.4.2010
"The New York Times"
The Future of Broadband ? in Tasmania

Reporter Steve Lohr of the New York Times "Bits" blog quotes Calit2 Director Larry Smarr, who calls Tasmania's new policy ?one of the most interesting experiments in the world.?
[more]

8.2.2010
"Popular Mechanics"
DATA SORTING WORLD RECORD FALLS AS COMPUTER SCIENTISTS BREAK TERABYTE SORT BARRIER

Popular Science reports on the world record broken by computer scientists from the University of California, San Diego, who sorted more than one terabyte of data (1 000 gigabytes or 1 million megabytes) in just 60 seconds.
[more]

8.2.2010
"India Vision"
Computer scientists shatter 'terabyte barrier', set new world record

India Vision covers UC San Diego's victory in the "Sort Benchmark" competition - the "World Cup of data sorting" when it broke the world record by sorting more than 1 terabyte of data.
[more]

8.1.2010
"Andhra News"
Computer scientists shatter terabyte barrier, set new world record

India's Andhra News covers UC San Diego's victory in the "Sort Benchmark" competition - the "World Cup of data sorting" -
when it broke the world record by sorting more than 1 terabyte of data.

[more]

8.1.2010
"Yahoo! India News"
Computer scientists shatter terabyte barrier, set new world record

The Indian version of Yahoo! News reports on the world record broken by computer scientists from the University of California, San Diego, who sorted more than one terabyte of data (1 000 gigabytes or 1 million megabytes) in just 60 seconds.


[more]

8.1.2010
"The Gaea Times"
Computer scientists shatter ?terabyte barrier?, set new world record

The Gaea Times reports on the world record broken by UCSD computer scientists, who sorted one trillion data records in 172 minutes ? and did so using just a quarter of the computing resources of the other record holder.
[more]

7.29.2010
"TMC.Net"
UCSD Researchers Receive NSF Award to Support Data-Intensive Applications for Advanced Networks

TMC.Net picks up our story on a 3-year NSF grant awarded to UC San Diego, Northwestern University and the University of Illinois, Chicago, to encourage and enhance digital communication and collaboration between the U.S. and international science and engineering research and education communities.
[more]

7.28.2010
"Red Orbit"
Computer Scientists Break Terabyte Sort Barrier

Red Orbit reports on the world record broken by UCSD computer scientists, who sorted one trillion data records in 172 minutes ? and did so using just a quarter of the computing resources of the other record holder.
[more]

7.28.2010
"NewsWise"
Data World Record Falls as Computer Scientists Break Terabyte Sort Barrier

UCSD computer scientists tied two world records during the 2010 ?Sort Benchmark? competition ? the ?World Cup of data sorting.
[more]

7.28.2010
"Innovations Report"
Data sorting world record falls: Computer scientists break terabyte sort barrier in 60 seconds

Computer scientists from the University of California, San Diego broke ?the terabyte barrier? ? and a world record ? when they sorted more than one terabyte of data (1,000 gigabytes or 1 million megabytes) in just 60 seconds.
[more]

7.28.2010
"HPC Wire"
Researchers Receive NSF Award to Encourage International Science Collaboration

HPCWire, which "covers the fastest computers in the world and the people who run them," reports on UCSD's three-year, multi-university grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to encourage and enhance digital communication and collaboration between the US and international science and engineering research and education communities.
[more]

7.28.2010
"Scientific Computing"
Data Sorting Record Falls: Terabyte barrier broken

Scientific Computing, purveyor of news on 'information technology for science,' reports on two records broken by UCSD computer scientists for sorting more than one terabyte of data (1,000 gigabytes or 1 million megabytes) in just 60 seconds and sorting one trillion data records in 172 minutes.
[more]

7.28.2010
"AT&T Labs Research"
Sustainable Computing and Telecom Can Contribute to Limiting Global Climatic Disruption

Calit2 Director Larry Smarr discusses the subject of his address to AT&T Labs Research, wuch covers several affiliated projects with Calit2 that are aimed at increasing ICT energy efficiency.
[more]

7.27.2010
"Science Daily"
Data Sorting World Record Falls: Computer Scientists Break Terabyte Sort Barrier in 60 Seconds

Science Daily reports on the new world record set by computer scientists from the University of California, San Diego when they sorted more than one terabyte of data (1,000 gigabytes or 1 million megabytes) in just 60 seconds.
[more]

7.27.2010
"Chattahbox"
Computer scientists break terabyte data-sorting barrier in 60 seconds

Chattahbox picks up our story on the world record broken by UCSD computer scientists at the "Sort Benchmark" competition.
[more]

7.27.2010
"HPC Wire"
Data Sorting World Record Falls as UC San Diego Computer Scientists Break Terabyte Barrier

It was an epic day for heavy-duty data sorting when computer scientists from UCSD broke "the terabyte barrier" -- and set a new world record -- when they sorted more than one terabyte of data (1,000 gigabytes or 1 million megabytes) in just 60 seconds on a computing cluster at Calit2.
[more]

7.27.2010
"Product Design and Development"
Computer Scientists Break Terabyte Sort Barrier

Computer scientists from the University of California, San Diego broke ?the terabyte barrier? ? and a world record ? when they sorted more than one terabyte of data (1,000 gigabytes or 1 million megabytes) in just 60 seconds.
[more]

7.26.2010
"Endgadget"
UC San Diego researchers repurpose 3D HDTV for heads-up VR system

Endgadget's Donald Melanson calls Calit2's HUVR technology a "bright idea." HUVR pairs a $2,300 Samsung 3D TV with a half-silvered mirror and a touch-feedback controller for a haptic-enabled heads-up virtual reality system
[more]

7.26.2010
"The Mercury"
From texting to apps, using cell phones for health

AP Medical writer Lauren Neergaard reports on a project spearheaded by Calit2's Dr. Kevin Patrick, which uses a text-message program to encourage weight loss
[more]

7.23.2010
"Media Tasmania"
Tasmania's Broadband Advantage Promoted to the World

Tasmania's Premier, David Bartlett, releases a comprehensive summary of events on his nine-day trip to the United States, including his collaboration with Calit2 Director Larry Smarr at the Australia America Leadership Dialogue.
[more]

7.22.2010
"Campus Technology"
UC San Diego Shows Off Virtual Reality with Touch

Campus Technology reporter Dian Schaffhauser reports on HUVR, "a virtual reality device using a 3D high definition TV along with a haptic technology that allows users to view 3D images but also touch them."
[more]

7.22.2010
"Dr. Dobb's"
Heads-Up Virtual Reality (HUVR)

Dr. Dobb's picks up our story about Head-Up Virtual Reality (HUVR), which is ideal for tasks that require hand-eye coordination and is well-suited to training and education in structural and mechanical engineering, archaeology, and medicine.
[more]

7.22.2010
"Noticias.com (Spain)"
Una realidad virtual que se puede tocar

The Spanish news service reports on UCSD researchers at Calit2 who created a device that "allows users to touch a generated image as if it were a real material with a physical presence."
[more]

7.21.2010
"Heritage Key"
'Cheap' Heads-Up Virtual Reality System Combines 3D Visuals With Tactile Feedback

Heritage Key, a website devoted to exploring the ancient world, imagines the possibilities presented by Calit2's new HUVR technology
[more]

7.21.2010
"Del Mar Times"
Grant will help UCSD-led team speed lab discoveries to the clinic

Science columnist Lynne Friedmann reports on UCSD Health Sciences and its Clinical and Translational Research Institute (CTRI), which will draw upon computing resources at Calit2 to develop a "common infrastructure that emphasizes 'group science' through shared research and resources and institutional support."
[more]

7.21.2010
"Tendencias21.net (Spain)"
Crean el primer dispositivo de realidad virtual tangible

In its 'Engineering Trends' section, this news service reports on the creation of a virtual-reality glove that "allows users to touch digital images as if they were real."
[more]

7.20.2010
"InAVate"
Samsung Consumer TV Key to Touchable 3D

Inavate, the leading online resource for Pro AV technology and integration in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, reports on Calit2's new HUVR technology, calling the device's Samsung 3D TV "the key to allowing users to view, manipulate and feel 3D images via a low-cost, portable display."
[more]

7.19.2010
"PhysOrg"
Heads-Up Virtual Reality (HUVR) Bridges Visual with Tactile, in 3D and on the Cheap

PhysOrg reports on Calit2's HUVR, a new, relatively low-cost virtual reality device that allows users not only to see a 3D image, but 'feel' it, too.
[more]

7.19.2010
"Wired"
Augmented Reality: HUVR haptic system

Wired's Bruce Sterling calls the release of Calit2's HUVR technology 'a good day for haptic weirdness.'
[more]

7.15.2010
"Forbes.com"
Ocean Observatories Will Make Use of CENIC and Pacific NorthWest GigaPoP 10-Gigabit Peerings

Peering connections between Amazon's "cloud" offerings and the CENIC broadband educational network in California will allow the UCSD and Calit2-based Ocean Observatories Initiative Cyberinfrastructure to offer its users new ways to store and process data gathered via OOI's remote ocean observatories.
[more]

7.15.2010
"Ulitzer: Amazon Cloud Journal"
CENIC and PNWGP to Use Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud

Pat Romanski reports that "when a national network of ocean observatories begins streaming environmental sensor data in March 2012, researchers throughout California will be able to use the state?s high-speed academic network to transmit some of that data to storage and computing clouds operated by Amazon Web Services."
[more]

7.13.2010
"MedCompare"
UC San Diego Receives Major Clinical And Translational Science Award

With $37.2 million NSF grant, UCSD's Clinical and Translational Research Institute will speed medical progress, from concept to completion. Calit2 is cited as a provider of powerful computing resources to CTRI.
[more]

7.12.2010
"ABC 7 MySuncoast.com"
From texting to apps, using cell phones for health

The local ABC syndicate in Sarasota, Fla., picks up the AP story on a Calit2-affiliated project, led by Dr. Kevin Patrick, to use text messaging to help people lose weight.
[more]

7.1.2010
"Hobart Mercury (Australia)"
Bartlett talks up Tassie IT

Meryl Naidoo reports on a speech by Tasmania's David Bartlett on the future of Tasmanian broadband, mentioning that Bartlett appeared this week with Calit2 director Larry Smarr at the Australian American Leadership Dialogue in Washington, D.C.
[more]

6.21.2010
"Hobart Mercury"
US Trip for Bartlett

Sue Neales reports for the leading newspaper in Tasmania on the coming trip by the Australian state's premier to the U.S., where he will co-present with Calit2 director Larry Smarr at the Australian American Leadership Dialogue in Washington, D.C.
[more]

6.21.2010
"Australian Broadcasting"
Bartlett to Sell NBN to US

ABC News reports that Tasmania's Premier will travel to the U.S. next month to promote the state's broadband infrastructure, and meet with Calit2's Larry Smarr, "one of the fathers of the Internet," at the Australia American Leadership Dialogue in Washington, D.C.
[more]

6.15.2010
"San Jose Mercury-News"
Self-trackers use sensors, software and spreadsheets to improve their lives

Calit2's Larry Smarr is one of the people profiled in Lisa Krieger's article about the "geek elite movement called "The Quantified Self," where individuals measure the minutia of moods, weight, pain, muscle mass, even their innermost thoughts, in an effort to know themselves better and improve their lives."
[more]

6.15.2010
"La Jolla Light"
Experimental music event closes department's season

Lonnie Hewitt reports on the May event at Calit2 when the institute's composer in residence, Roger Reynolds, celebrated the end of his 3-year residency.
[more]

6.15.2010
"CityBeat"
Go Local

Anders Wright reports on the upcoming showing of "Old Money," a short film by Jay Drose, on the 4K projector in the Calit2 Auditorium. The 4K "projects at a resolution that?s considerably better than the standard 2K projectors that go into most new cineplexes."
[more]

6.14.2010
"Rebelion (Spain)"
La ciencia de los oprimidos

Spanish-language interview by Carolina del Olmo with UCSD visual arts professor and 'art-activist' Ricardo Dominguez, a principal investigator in Calit2 and co-founder of the *particle group* of new-media artists.
[more]

6.13.2010
"San Diego Union-Tribune"
UCSD: Modern at 50

Review of new book on San Diego architecture by Dirk Sutro praises the award-winning Atkinson Hall at UC San Diego, home to the California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology (Calit2).
[more]

6.8.2010
"San Diego Union-Tribune"
See You This Afternoon at the Xconomy Forum: The Rise of Smart Energy

Article by Bruce Bigelow of Xconomy.com about the Xconomy Forum on smart energy, which was held at Calit2's Atkinson Hall and featured Calit2 Director Larry Smarr as the keynote speaker.
[more]

5.13.2010
"MedCity News"
Signs of life in the biotech exit market?

Brandon Glenn notes that Calit2's Larry Smarr is "an early adopter of the lifestyle known as the quantified self," pointing to Smarr's talk at a forum in Seattle recently for Xconomy.com.
[more]

5.12.2010
"Xconomy"
How Internet Pioneer Larry Smarr Lost 20 Pounds by Becoming a ?Quantified Self?

Luke Timmerman reports on Calit2 director Larry Smarr's presentation to the OVP Tech Summit in Seattle, where he focused on how he is living proof of a coming trend: using information technology to regularly monitor one's wellness.
[more]

5.12.2010
"San Diego News Network"
How an Internet pioneer lost 20 pounds by becoming 'quantified self'

The online news network SDNN republishes an article from Xconomy about Calit2 director Larry Smarr's wellness solution: quantifying data about what goes on in the individual body, using IT and wireless tools.
[more]

4.23.2010
"Xconomy.com"
San Diego's Place in the Sun

The online news site notes its upcoming Xconomy Forum on smart energy, hosted by Calit2 at UCSD with keynote speaker Larry Smarr.
[more]

4.21.2010
"Lab Manager Magazine"
Agilent Technologies and UC San Diego Collaborate on Chip-Scale Photonic Systems Testing Facility

The magazine picked up the announcement of Calit2's new Chip-Scale Photonic Testing Facility in Atkinson Hall, with support from Agilent and NSF.
[more]

4.19.2010
"Earth Times"
Agilent Technologies and UC San Diego Collaborate on Chip-Scale Photonic Systems Testing Facility

Pickup of Calit2 news release re: creation of a new lab at Calit2 for chip-scale photonics.
[more]

4.19.2010
"TheStreet.com"
Agilent Technologies And UC San Diego Collaborate On Chip-Scale Photonic Systems Testing Facility

The online investor news source re-printed the UCSD news release about a new lab at Calit2 for chip-scale testing of photonics devices.
[more]

4.12.2010
"PhysOrg"
The Next Silicon Revolution

A new silicon revolution that merges silicon chips with sophisticated wireless tools in the millimeter and microwave range is evident based on the accepted papers from UCSD at IMS 2010 and RFIC 2010. UCSD and Calit2 electrical engineers have more papers than any other university at the co-located conferences.
[more]

4.9.2010
"The Register"
Virtual sit-in tests line between DDoS and free speech

UCSD professor Ricardo Dominguez is quoted in this article by Dan Goodin in San Francisco, focusing on the issue of civil disobedience in the digital age.
[more]

3.31.2010
"Chronicle of Higher Education"
Energy-Use Web Site Shows a Campus Where to Conserve

In the Wired Campus section, Josh Keller reports on the new UC San Diego Energy Dashboard and interviewed its principal developer, Yuvraj Agarwal.
[more]

3.31.2010
"La Jolla Light"
Sustainability-themed art on display at UCSD

One of the greenest campuses in the country is showcasing sustainability in art, with a new exhibition called "A Light Green Light", opening April 2 in the gallery@calit2.
[more]

3.30.2010
"San Diego News Network"
UCSD Energy Dashboard measures campus consumption

Editor Barbara Bry reports on the launch of a new Internet portal offering real-time measurement and visualization of energy use on the UCSD campus, including for Atkinson Hall and the CSE building.
[more]

3.22.2010
"San Diego Union-Tribune"
http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/2010/mar/22/interest-science-fest-scaled-down/

A preview of upcoming events this week during the San Diego Science Festival, organized by UCSD, include a two-hour event with magician Jamy Ian Swiss, to take place in the Calit2 Auditorium on Wednesday, March 24 from 6pm to 8pm.
[more]

3.18.2010
"Xconomy.com"
Seattle Grand Challenges Summit

The website notes that Calit2's Larry Smarr will be among the speakers at a May 2-3 conference organized by the Seattle chapter of the National Academy of Engineering.
[more]

3.12.2010
"Nebraska.tv"
Is Kindness Contagious?

The report is picked up from HealthDay News, about the research of UCSD professor James Fowler, who is affiliated with Calit2's Center for Wireless and Population Health Systems.
[more]

2.24.2010
"Chronicle of Higher Education"
Professors Find Ways to Keep Heads Above 'Exaflood' of Data

In the publition's Wired Campus section, Josh Fischman reports on Calit2 and Larry Smarr's efforts to associate ocean microbe DNA with environmental metadata.
[more]

2.17.2010
"Modern Luxury"
Paging Pratt

An article by AnneMaria Stephens highlights the work of Calit2's Maurizio Seracini and other UCSD-based, arts-oriented faculty and students.
[more]

2.16.2010
"GLT News Now"
The Revenger's Tragedy

Jean Lowerison writes about the new play directed by Calit2's own new Director in Residence, featuring UCSD actors.
[more]

2.13.2010
"San Diego Union-Tribune"
Prime-time theater: Ashley puts the reality in revenge

Theater critic James Hebert reports on the staging of a play by Calit2's new Director in Residence. "Ashley is also partnering on the "Revenger's Tragedy" with Calit2, the UCSD hive mind of outrageously creative tech-tonics," writes Hebert. "The director has talked for some time about organizing a citywide festival of art and technology, and Calit2 likely would be a major player in that."
[more]

2.10.2010
"North County Times"
Playhouse's Ashley to stage 'Revenger's Tragedy' as a reality TV show

The paper's theater critic notes that Calit2's director in residence directs the new production at Potiker Theatre.
[more]

2.9.2010
"Scientific Computing"
Open-Source Cyberinfrastructure to Aggregate Cancer Research Data

The online news service picks up Calit2's news release about the CYCORE joint venture with Texas's M.D. Anderson School of Medicine to create a cyberinfrastructure that will improve the study of comparative effectiveness of cancer treatments.
[more]

2.5.2010
"Inter Press Service News"
Lost in the Desert? There's an App for That

An even-handed report on the development of the Transborder Immigrant Tool, quoting the project's leader, visual art professor Ricardo Dominguez.
[more]

2.3.2010
"HealthCanal.com"
Developing a Cyberinfrastructure for Comparative Effectiveness in Cancer Research

Calit2 researchers in the CYCORE project will develop cyberinfrastructure to improve data on comparative effectivess of cancer treatments.
[more]

2.2.2010
"Xconomy.com"
Google Funds Research on Mobile Sensing at UW, Energy Efficiency at UC San Diego

Gregory Huang reports on the inaugural Google Focused Research Awards, including one to a team led by Tajana Rosing of ECE/Calit2.
[more]

1.11.2010
"WBUR Public Radio"
A Rumored Da Vinci Generates Buzz in Boston

In a sidebar to an article about a possible newly-found painting by Leonardo da Vinci, the public radio station in Boston highlights its prior audio feature about Calit2's Maurizio Seracini.
[more]

1.11.2010
"PhysOrg.com"
Go-anywhere tracking of first responders with WIISARD radio-frequency system

PhysOrg, one of the leading web-based science, technology and research news services, picks up our story on a Calit2 research project that is using ways to use radio frequency identification tags to track first responders inside buildings.
[more]

1.4.2010
"HPCwire"
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

The high-performance computing news service carries a first-person article by Calit2 director Larry Smarr, reflecting on the NSF Supercomputer Center program, past, present and future.
[more]

1.1.2010
"CDRInfo"
New Virtual Reality Bridges Visual with Tactile in 3D

CDRInfo, a source of information about CD, DVD and other related optical media technologies, covers Calit2's new HUVR virtual reality device.
[more]

1.1.2010
"Del Mar Times"
Grant will help UCSD-led team speed lab discoveries to the clinic

Science columnist Lynne Friedmann reports on UCSD Health Sciences and its Clinical and Translational Research Institute (CTRI), which will draw upon computing resources at Calit2 to develop a "common infrastructure that emphasizes 'group science' through shared research and resources and institutional support."
[more]

1.1.2010
"Red Orbit"
Computer Scientists Break Terabyte Sort Barrier

Red Orbit reports on the world record broken by UCSD computer scientists, who sorted one trillion data records in 172 minutes ? and did so using just a quarter of the computing resources of the other record holder.
[more]

1.1.2010
"VizWorld"
21-Screen NexCAVE Aids Research at UCSD

VizWorld's Randall Hand reports on the Calit2 NexCAVE, which he calls "an impressive new visualization system."
[more]

1.1.2010
"San Diego Union-Tribune"
San Diego artists crash OC party: Long ignored by the California Biennial, San Diego artists have carved out a large spot in this year’s survey

The Union-Tribune's James Chute reports on the 2010 California Biennial, which, for the first time, is heavy on work by San Diego artists and features installations by Calit2 visual artists Ricardo Dominguez and Nina Waisman.
[more]

1.1.2010
"San Diego 10 News"
Webcams Help Track Wildfires In Backcountry

10 News carries a story on FireSense, a new collaboration between Calit2, CalFire and the San Diego County Board of Supervisors that is designed to tackle wildfires early.
[more]

1.1.2010
"RedOrbit"
Citizen Scientists Explore Ancient Mongolia from Afar

RedOrbit, an online community for those with an interest in science, space, health and technology, reports on the 'citizen scientists' who are helping Calit2-based explorer Albert Yu-Min Lin look for Bronze Age burial sites and other antiquities in Mongolia.
[more]

1.1.2010
"San Diego Business Journal"
The Need for Speed: Verizon Wireless Gears Up to Launch 4G Network in San Diego

Brad Graves of the SDBJ quotes Calit2-UCSD director Ramash Rao about the exciting potential of fourth generation wireless telecom networks.
[more]

1.1.2010
"San Diego 6 XETV"
Webcams Watching for Backcountry Wildfires

San Diego 6 reports on a Calit2 partnership that has embedded 50 live webcams in San Diego County's backcountry as part of a new program designed to tackle wildfires early.

[more]

1.1.2010
"Vodule"
MAPPING TIME: Visualization of temporal patterns in media and art

Vodule, which describes its mission as "tracing the extension of volume and modularity in 3-D, augmented reality, and emerging media," features a story on Calit2's current exhibition, "Mapping Time."
[more]

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