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ISC 2016 Offers Five Distinguished Talks on Emerging Supercomputers and Technologies https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/isc-2016-offers-five-distinguished-talks-emerging-nages-sieslack
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Martin, are you (Google, Red Hat) collaborating with any of the National Science Foundation cloud projects like Apollo, Chameleon, CloudLab, Jetstream, etc.?
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Yes! Looking at a next level proposal, but open to ideas.  Either here as open posts or welcome to send in to info at giglibraries dot net
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Our monthly roundup of the latest news in economic development filtered through a city-focused lens. Reading something interesting? Share it with @robbins617. Libraries Emerge as a Support System f...
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Great example of library innovation in a way most people may not associate them.  That's the point, libraries are the most flexible institution and therefore should be most responsive to community needs. Especially those driven by tech tsunami, like support of small business and startup's.
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With regard to the parallel but not unrelated grand global project to connect the next billion(s), this recent recap of a TVWS based approach is well and concisely written. Of special note is the architecture of using TVWS as middle mile backhaul to reach a fiber end point or POP. See the excellent diagram embedded. 

The goal of the project is to reach 500,000 villages via this WS distribution method, but no information on how many fiber end points are needed to accomplish.  10,000? We'll try to find out unless anyone here already knows!

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- there must be backhaul and nothing compares with fiber, but even a single end point can serve a region (but if microwave is only way for now…)
- that regionals areas can be very inexpensively served if TVWS/WiFi are then added on
- and that even nearby WiFi can be valuable for new end users as no-fee or low fee basic access.

(though not sure how many brick chimneys there are in rural India, at least the article is not using a crappy old TV set to illustrate WhiteSpace)

http://motherboard.vice.com/read/how-unused-tv-bandwidth-could-put-billions-of-rural-indians-online
Connecting the most unconnected may just be a matter of using what's already there.
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Colin Rhinesmith, Ph.D., Assistant Professor in the School of Library and Information Studies, and Brian Whitacre, Associate Professor of Agricultural Economics (both at Oklahoma State University) conducted excessive research on how to get better broadband adoption rates within low-income, seniors and youth populations. They join Craig Settles to discuss their findings and explore options for getting these populations on board with broadband. #GigabitNation

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/gigabitnation/2016/01/20/40-acres-and-a-good-broadband-connection
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Of possible interest: Research4Life Repositiory
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John Palfrey discussing his book “BiblioTech” in Miami.
San Francisco photo by Michael Bolden on Flickr. Knight Foundation is headed to San Francisco this week to talk libraries. ...
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8 Trends Create 8 Opportunities For 21st Century Libraries - Norman Jacknis, Senior Fellow at Intelligent Community Forum

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