Category Archives: Link

Expert panelists to discuss bots, lies, and the new information environment

The March 9 webcast is free and open to all. The explosion of social media, blogs, and websites purporting to be news sources, along with a 24-hour news cycle and ubiquitous assess to the internet from cell phones and other devices, means a new information environment. That environment is radically different from the days when […]

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Research made easier

The CyVerse discovery environment handles the technology of collaborative research so researchers can focus on the science. When experts involved in large collaborative research projects combine their expertise, their tools and technologies, and their knowledge about scientific research communities, the results can benefit all of science. A case in point: The DataNet Federation Consortium (DFC), […]

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South Big Data Hub links talented students with tech startups through new program

DataStart provides real-world experiences for students while helping entrepreneurial companies Graduate students from six universities in the southern U.S. will spend the summer working on data challenges important to the success of new and growing technology companies thanks to a program called the Southern Startup Internship Program in Data Science (DataStart).

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RENCI collaborates with UNC medical researchers on system for using genomic data to improve health outcomes

In genomics and other medical fields, researchers are now able to capture and store large amounts of data from electronic medical records (EMRs). But while capturing massive amounts of medical data is becoming common, figuring out how to analyze, interpret and use it in ways that benefit the health of patients remains challenging. To meet […]

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Western Digital Corporation joins iRODS Consortium to help advance adoption of cloud storage architectures

WDC to provide targeted technology enhancements to expand data movement options for life science and other data intensive workflows SAN JOSE, Calif., April 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Helping the world harness the power of data, Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ: WDC) today announced that it is now an active contributor to iRODS, a membership-based consortium that […]

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iRODS set to make a splash at Bio-IT World conference

Consortium members, users to demo open source software for data management CHAPEL HILL, NC, April 4, 2016 – Attendees and media at this week’s Bio-IT World Conference and Expo in Boston will have plenty of opportunities to learn about iRODS, the integrated Rule Oriented Data System, and the iRODS Consortium, the membership organization that supports […]

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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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