Virtual Earth in full view

Now this is a way to view Virtual Earth – talk about an immersive experience.  I would like to see how WorldWide Telescope would look on this display… PDC2008 ShowOff Entry: Multi-channel Virtual Earth Multi-channel Virtual Earth Description This video shows a multi-channel version of the Virtual Earth control running on a custom curved screen…

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.NetMap @ Harvard

Marc Smith gave a (Excel) .NetMap online tutorial at Harvard this morning hosted by David Lazar of the Harvard Kennedy School – Program on Networked Governance.  The slides and recording will be available at http://www.hks.harvard.edu/netgov Online Event: Using (Excel) .NetMap for Social Network Analysis (Excel) .NetMap is an add-in for Office 2007 that provides social…

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PDC watch remotely – Great News

This is really good to hear…being able to watch some of the PDC sessions remotely.  I’m looking forward to tuning in. PDC @ Home With the current global crisis some of us will not be able to attend PDC this year due to different reasons however the PDC organizers decided to make available portion of…

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DataDepot – Blogging, Visualize, and Engage with your Data

Looking for a way to interact around data – take a look at the MSR DataDepot, a place to communicate around datasets – essentially bringing together the idea of blogging/wikis and scientific data.  I especially like the idea of mixing and matching datasets and creating new plots. DataDepot is a set of tools for collaboratively…

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Blogging in Real Ink – electronic notebook?

Earlier this year I stumbled upon Adapx’s Capturx™  for Microsoft® Office OneNote® – which is a digital pen that captures what you write and then you can upload to OneNote.  So you get all the benefits of Paper and Ink (quick boot time :-), long battery life, etc) but then can upload and get the…

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Asus Windows CE PND sports heads-up display

I can’t wait to see one of these in action in person…I’m willing to beta test 🙂 Asus announced a "revolutionary" Windows CE PND (personal navigation device)  that projects directions, speed, and other information onto a car windshield. In addition to its HUD (heads up display), the "R710" includes a five-inch touchscreen display, Bluetooth, a…

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HPC – MPI.NET 1.0 Is Now Released…!

PhilPen has posted that the folks at Indiana University have released MPI.NET: High Performance C# library for Message Passing.  The runtime and source code are available for download as well as a Tutorial.  This should make it much easier for folks to use any .Net language to write MPI apps – I’m interested in seeing…

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Touchless

Touchless is a fun and very cool release available from Office Labs – all you need is a webcam and some objects to use as pointers/markers… check it out. Touchless Touchless enables touch without touching by using a webcam to track color based markers. Touchless includes two parts: Touchless Demo is an open source application…

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