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Solid State Drives

March 1st, 2010

Want to learn more about solid state drives (SSD’s)? These can plug into existing computers as if they were a conventional hard drive, but without the failure-prone mechanical movements of conventional hard drives. Solid state drives are faster and more resistant to failure, but they are more expensive. If it fits into your budget, get [Read more…]

Virginia Hampton Roads Region: the Silicon Valley of computer modeling?

January 29th, 2009

While much of the economy is sliding downhill, a certain sector is emerging as a growth industry no matter what. You guessed it… computer modeling. And one of the best places in the US to see what’s going on is the Hampton Roads area of Virginia. Due to a state-sponsored initiative, in cooperation with a [Read more…]

History Channel Highlights Computational Prediction

November 30th, 2008

Bruce Bueno de Mesquita The History Channel aired a documentary tonight contrasting modern scientific prediction, that is, a systematic approach using computers to crunch mathematical algorithms, with pre-science seers like Nostradamus. Bruce Bueno de Mesquita was the authority interviewed for the program. If you haven’t heard of Bruce, you might want to read up on [Read more…]