Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Available for Download

Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 is available for download – to understand how WSS and MOSS (Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007) are related check out this link – http://www.microsoft.com/sharepoint/overview.mspx

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HPC Leaders Demonstrate Interoperability Using OGF Specs

Saw this demo while at SC06 today – this is great news for folks looking to use HPC clusters. The Open Grid Forum (OGF) announced its interoperability demonstration at the Supercomputing 2006 (SC06) conference showing the work being done towards interoperable high performance computing (HPC). Organizations participating in the demonstration include Altair Engineering, CROWN, EGEE,…

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Behind the scene w/ Murray Sargent: Math in Office : LineServices

I love hearing the behind the scene action – as Paul Harvey used to say – And now, the rest of the story…from Murray Sargent’s Blog…. One of the key technologies behind the high quality display of mathematical text in Word 2007 and RichEdit 6.0 is a special component called LineServices along with its sibling…

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SharePoint: Cross-browser authoring

How timely this post is…at SC06 I was just having a discussion with someone (who would like to remain nameless) about this very topic…John, that’s 1 down 🙂 Cross-browser authoring One of the most popular blog entries was the web browser compatibility one where folks were very vocal about the lack of authoring support on non-IE browsers. I’m proud…

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Sim Water at UC Berkeley using OLAP cubes

I really like to see this collaboration between the researchers at UC Berkeley and Catharine van Ingen from MSR’s eScience group – they are using data mining and cubes to help with the scientific research.  This is really neat stuff… SIM WATEREnvironmental science has enjoyed an explosion in data collection and storage, thanks to ever-improving…

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MSR Synthetic-Biology Request for Proposals

Here is the next RFP from MSR – this one is on Synthetic-Biology and is open worldwide.  See the RFP for more details: Synthetic-Biology Request for ProposalsMicrosoft Research launched a $500,000 request for proposals in synthetic biology Nov. 4. Synthetic biology lies at a junction between engineering and biology, and Microsoft is accepting proposals to…

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Data Mining for the rest of us…

If you’ve ever been interested in using datamining tools – but don’t have the time to figure out how it all works…take a look at these add-ins for the Excel2007.  With the data in a spreadsheet – you can kick off an analysis. I can see this a great way to clean and analyze data…especially…

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3D maps w/ Local.live.com – very cool

I just ran across the 3D support they’ve added to the maps on local.live and it is amazing…especially w/ cities like Seattle & Boston… About 3D maps View 3D perspectives of land and cities using the mouse, keyboard, or an Xbox 360 Controller for Windows. With the navigation control you can view cities and streets…

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Novell and MS – OpenXML in OpenOffice

This is great to hear – this will allow folks not using Office to have access to scientific info/data that could be include in documents… Office Open XML http://www.microsoft.com/interop/msnovellcollab/open_letter.mspx Novell engineers have been working for the last year together with Microsoft engineers through the ECMA TC45 working group in producing a complete specification that would…

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industryStream – For Health and Life Sciences

Thought some folks in the Health and Life Sciences field might find these talks interesting. The Microsoft Developer & Platform Developer Evangelism Team is proud to announce industryStream, the premier technical program for developers. industryStream provides a constant flow of technical information with a focus on the Health and Life Sciences industry, as well as,…

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