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iRODS users come together for annual meeting in June

Users invited to present talks, demonstrations, and posters. Users of the integrated Rule Oriented Data System (iRODS) from around the globe will gather in Chapel Hill in June to discuss iRODS-enabled applications and discoveries, technologies powered by iRODS, and the future of iRODS and the iRODS Consortium. The week of activities begins Tuesday, June 7 […]

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RENCI, CWC host film examining the tech gender gap

The scarcity of female and minority computer scientists and software engineers is a well-documented gender, racial, and economic issue. Already, there are more tech jobs than computer science graduates to fill them, and a 2014 White House report predicts that by 2020, more than 1 million software engineering jobs will go unfilled. Yet, the number […]

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The Internet of Samples aims to break down research barriers

The Internet of Things may be all the rage, but a group of scientists that met recently at the Renaissance Computing Institute (RENCI) wants to add the Internet of Samples (iSamples) to your radar. Across the world, scientists engage in research that requires them to collect physical samples, which are often unique and difficult to […]

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iRODS Consortium welcomes Texas Advanced Computing Center to Partner Program

CHAPEL HILL, NC, January 11, 2016 – The Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC), a facility that provides scientists with some of the world’s most powerful computing resources to enable discoveries, is the latest organization to join the iRODS Partner Program, the iRODS Consortium announced today.

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RENCI brings business and UNC researchers together for NSF-funded workshop

Carolina researchers, representatives of area businesses, and program officers with the National Science Foundation met Dec. 2 and 3 at RENCI to discuss collaborative research opportunities and partnerships aimed at translating academic research into competitive value for business. The workshop focused on establishing a new research site at Carolina of an NSF-funded Industry/University Cooperative Research […]

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iRODS Consortium welcomes NICS at University of Tennessee as newest member at SC15

Consortium membership doubles since last Supercomputing Conference. AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 18, 2015 – The National Institute of Computational Sciences (NICS) at the University of Tennessee today became the 13th member of the iRODS Consortium, the membership-based foundation organized to sustain the integrated Rule-Oriented Data System (iRODS) as free open source data management software. The newest […]

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RENCI 2015 Supercomputing Booth Schedule

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IoT for the Industrial Internet workshop defines key research questions

Internet-enabled sensors and devices that network and communicate with each other – often called the Internet of Things (IoT) – are considered by many to be the next grand challenge in big data. While the constant connectivity of the IoT offers the potential to improve our economies, communities, and health, it also presents new challenges.

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NCDS DataBytes webinars to highlight issues in data science

Throughout 2015, the National Consortium for Data Science (NCDS) will host a series of lunchtime webinars highlighting the most pressing and interesting issues in data science. The DataBytes series webinars will take place on or about the first Wednesday of each month. Talks will begin at noon, last 30 to 45 minutes, be followed by Q and A, […]

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