Archive for October, 2010

Science and Art: Beethoven’s 14th String Quartet in C-sharp minor, Op. 131

October 31st, 2010 |
Science and Art: Beethoven’s 14th String Quartet in C-sharp minor, Op. 131

Beethoven’s 14th String Quartet, a tangled seven movement masterpiece, has been regarded by some as the pinnacle of art music. It was never conceived to be played for an audience (few of his quartets were) but an orchestrated version helped ...
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Developing an Enterprise IT Cloud Computing Strategy

October 29th, 2010 |
Developing an Enterprise IT Cloud Computing Strategy

IT Best Practices: IT cloud computing is a significant trend with the potential to increase IT business agility and lower costs. Today, however, security risks, immature technology, and other concerns prevent widespread enterprise adoption of external clouds. Intel IT is ...
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Building a Green Data Center – Intel Chip Chat – Episode 105

October 28th, 2010 |
Building a Green Data Center – Intel Chip Chat – Episode 105

In this Intel Chip Chat audio podcast with Allyson Klein: Rich Bader, president of Oregon-based EasyStreet, discusses his company’s efforts to move beyond “adding a CRAC unit” and instead building an energy-efficient data center.

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New Storage Features – Intel Chip Chat – Episode 104

October 26th, 2010 |
New Storage Features – Intel Chip Chat – Episode 104

In this Intel Chip Chat audio podcast with Allyson Klein: Clive D’Souza stops by to talk about newly announced storage features – integrating SAS onto an Intel processor and next generation software RAID.

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Future Lab: Measuring Vineyard Yields

October 25th, 2010 |
Future Lab: Measuring Vineyard Yields

Agriculture presents good opportunities for robotics and computer vision research. And practices, devices and algorithms developed by researchers may someday significantly benefit farmers and improve crops. Determining vineyard yields is one of Intel Labs’ computational agriculture projects.

Total time – 8:07

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Architecting Software as a Service for the Enterprise

October 22nd, 2010 |
Architecting Software as a Service for the Enterprise

IT Best Practices: As part of our cloud computing strategy, Intel IT has been opportunistically taking advantage of external offerings of software as a service (SaaS) applications. To prepare for broader SaaS adoption, we designed a SaaS architecture that will ...
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Enabling Device-Independent Mobility with Dynamic Virtual Clients

October 19th, 2010 |
Enabling Device-Independent Mobility with Dynamic Virtual Clients

IT Best Practices: To enable device-independent mobility (DIM) at Intel, Intel IT is considering implementing dynamic virtual client (DVC) technology, which uses containerized software appliances to abstract the OS; applications; corporate and personal data and workspaces; and user-specific settings. In ...
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Future Lab: Big Data, Innovative Solutions

October 18th, 2010 |
Future Lab: Big Data, Innovative Solutions

As computer and network use becomes more widespread, more people are faced with the problem of making meaning out of large data sets. Big data presents not just technical challenges but time and cost challenges as well. In this ...
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Developing an Enterprise Social Computing Strategy

October 14th, 2010 |
Developing an Enterprise Social Computing Strategy

IT Best Practices: Intel IT is implementing an enterprise-wide social computing platform that combines professional networking tools with social media such as wikis and blogs, and integrates with existing enterprise software. Our goal is to transform collaboration across Intel, addressing ...
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Prioritizing Information Security Risks with Threat Agent Risk Assessment

October 12th, 2010 |
Prioritizing Information Security Risks with Threat Agent Risk Assessment

IT Business Value: Intel IT has developed a threat agent risk assessment (TARA) methodology that distills the immense number of possible information security attacks into a digest of only those exposures most likely to occur. This methodology identifies threat agents ...
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Future Lab: Mapping the Network in the Brain

October 11th, 2010 |
Future Lab: Mapping the Network in the Brain

Brain trauma affects more than 2 million people in the U.S. each year because of accidents and participation in sports. But little is understood about the connections within the brain that can be broken but not detected. Using MRI scans, ...
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Getting Ahead of Malware

Getting Ahead of Malware

IT Best Practices: To minimize the threat posed by malicious software, or malware, making its way into the enterprise, Intel IT has established a process that actively seeks to identify and take action against the malware before it reaches Intel’s ...
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10 Gigabit Ethernet – Intel Chip Chat – Episode 103

October 7th, 2010 |
10 Gigabit Ethernet – Intel Chip Chat – Episode 103

In this Intel Chip Chat audio podcast with Allyson Klein: Carl Hansen from Intel Ethernet discusses the advancements in 10 gigabit Ethernet – including integrating the PHY and MAC into a single processor, reducing power and cost.

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Future Lab: Cloud Computing Research

October 4th, 2010 |
Future Lab: Cloud Computing Research

Open Cirrus, a test bed for cloud computing (spearheaded by the companies HP, Intel and Yahoo, and including research partners such as Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Illinois) recently announced its expansion. An Internet service such as Facebook ...
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