2nd Globals Programming Challenge
Want to show how good you are at coding "Big Data" solutions?
InterSystems Corp. is hosting a series of programming challenges in
the Globals Community.
Our 2nd Globals Challenge kicks off with a two day competition on
Friday, December 02, 2011 @ 18:00 EST with the following offerings:
- A cash prize of USD $3,500 for the winning entry
- A press release announcing the winning participant and solution
- A chance to win a free registration for the InterSystems Global
The challenge specifications will be revealed at the start of the
competition. You will have 48 hour...FINAL NOTIFICATION
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...FINAL REMINDER -- SAS-L award nomination deadline is THIS SUNDAY
Final reminder -- TOMORROW (Sunday, February 14) is the deadline to nominate candidates for the annual Most Valuable SAS-Ler and SAS-L Rookie of the Year awards.
Send a virtual valentine to your favorite SAS-L contributor by nominating him or her before it's too late!
From: Mike Rhoads
Sent: Monday, February 01, 2010 9:01 AM
Subject: Let the SAS-L award nominations begin!
As many of you are aware, we conduct an in-person get-together (aka BOF, for birds-of-a-feather session) every year at SUG...Corba Notification Service Documentation request
Does someone have a good link to a quality tutorial/documentation about the
Corba 3.0 Notification Service. I really need something to start from.
Especially for The ACE ORB (TAO), C++... but it is not mandatory.
Thank you :)
>> Does someone have a good link to a quality tutorial/documentation about the
>> Corba 3.0 Notification Service. I really need something to start from.
>> Especially for The ACE ORB (TAO), C++... but it is not mandatory.
There's documentation on this in the TAO 1.3 Developer's Guide from
OCI...Loebner Prize transcripts
The transcripts for the 2007 Loebner Prize Competition in Artificial
Intelligence are available as links from the 2007 prize page:
On Oct 26, 12:43 pm, "h...@loebner.net" <loeb...@gmail.com> wrote:
> The transcripts for the 2007 Loebner Prize Competition in Artificial
> Intelligence are available as links from the 2007 prize page:
> Hugh Loebner
Terrific! If I can make a modest proposal for those who don...2006 Jolt Award: MS Visual Studio Team System 2005
For Development Environments
Visual Studio Team System 2005
"What Jolts us?" is a perennial question. A product must be fresh, it must
have broad potential impact, and it must be well executed. Microsoft Visual
Studio .NET has been in the running every year since it was introduced, and
this year's Team System knocks all three aspects out of the park.
The new modeling and collaboration features highlight VSTS's evolution from
a single-purpose program to a platform for plug-ins; every Windows developer
in the world should at...ANN: Loebner Prize 2013 USD 6000 Total Prize Money and a Bronze Medal
2013 Loebner Prize Artificial Intelligence
"The First Turing Test"
US$ 6,000 total prize money and the Annual Bronze Medal
The contest will be held under the aegis of Professor Paul Mc Kevitt of the=
University of Ulster: http://www.paulmckevitt.com/loebner2013/
Location: Derry~Londonderry~LegenDerry, Northern Ireland, UK as part of the=
CultureTECH 2013 Festival and City of Culture Celebration.
First Prize US$ 4000 + Annual Bronze Medal
Second Prize US$ 1000
Third Prize US$ 750
Fourth Prize US$ 250
The Annual Loebner Prize is an unrestricted Turing Test.
1...Python-based system wins 2005 Australian Eureka Science Prize
A Google search on "scamseek python" reveals the nexus with Python - see
Congratulations to Prof Jon Patrick and team on their win, and for
...Re: Voting open for SAS-L awards
The deadline for award voting and SICY nominations for the annual SAS-L
BOF awards is THIS SUNDAY, February 29. The awards will be presented at
the SAS-L Birds-of-a-Feather (BOF) session at SUGI in May.
Most Valuable SAS-Ler (MVS) -- The nominees are:
(Note that current members of the SAS-L Hall of Fame -- David Cassell,
Peter Crawford, Paul Dorfman, Ron Fehd, Ian Whitlock -- are not eligible.)
SAS-L Rookie of the Year (SASLROY) -- The nominees are:
Yo...CodeWarrior begins on Mar 5, 06:00 pm IST. Certificates & Prizes worth 20,000 INR.
Problem Statements of CodeWarrior(http://itbhu.ac.in/codefest/
event.php?eid=4) Round 2 will be released on _Mar 5, 06:00 pm IST_.
Registrations are open till Mar 14, 09:00 pm IST. So form your team
now, if you have not participated in Round 1.
Here is the problems break-up:
* 2 Puzzles
* 2 Algorithm Designing Problems
* 2 C/CPP Debugging Problems
* 1 Algorithm Intensive Programming Challenge
There are prizes worth more than _20,000 INR_. _Codechef T-Shirts_
will be awarded to the first team to score full marks for the
Algorithm Intensive Programming Challenge.
_Certificates to be giv...Need Nominations for Jim Peterson Awards (LAST Call)
The annual Jim Peterson Achievement Awards are a TI community endeavor.
Nominations and selection of the awardees are made through peer recognition and
the participation of the international TI community.
Since November is the last monthly call for nominations, we are including a
listing of past winners in hopes that it will encourage members of our
community to nominate candidates for these prestigious awards for 2004.
As we stated before, "The TI-Chips will continue to conduct the Jim Peterson
Achievement Awards as long as there are members in our community deserving
recogn...Wired magazine's vaporware awards
There's some good potshots at Intel for not being able to hit 4Ghz with
Pentium 4, but the really funny shot goes against Apple/IBM for not
getting G5 out at 3Ghz.
> Intel's in good company. Nobody hit the chip speeds they promised. In June 2003, Apple CEO Steve Jobs said IBM's G5 chips would be at 3 GHz within 12 months. It's been 18.
> In response, Justin Evers submitted a "Reading from the Book of Apple, Chapter 4, Verses 16 to 20":
> "Then did St. Steve raise on high the Holy G5 of Cupertino, saying, 'Bless this, O Lord, that with ...[rfc-dist] RFC 5337 on Internationalized Delivery Status and Disposition Notifications
A new Request for Comments is now available in online RFC libraries.
Title: Internationalized Delivery Status and Disposition
Author: C. Newman, A. Melnikov, Ed.
Date: September 2008
Updates: RFC3461, RFC3464, RFC3798
I-D Tag: draft-ietf-eai-dsn-06.txt
URL: http://ww...Configuration Change Notification and Logging
Apparently Cisco has added a feature to log configuration changes
Configuration Change Notification and Logging
Releases of Cisco IOS software prior to 12.3(4)T/12.2(25)S lack the
ability to track the origin of changes to the running configuration.
The only way to determine if a Cisco IOS software configuration has
been changed is to pull the running and startup configurations offline
and do a line-by-line comparison.
This comparison will identify all the changes that have occurred
between the two configurations, but it will not specify the sequence in
which the changes occurred or the pers...Jun Murai Recognized With the Iinternet Society's Postel Award
2005 award goes to pioneer behind development of the Internet in the Asia
Reston, VA - 16th August 2005 - Professor Jun Murai is this year's
recipient of the Internet Society's prestigious Jonathan B. Postel
Service Award. The award recognises Professor Murai's vision and
pioneering work that helped countless others to spread the Internet
across the Asia Pacific region.
The Postel Award was presented during the 63rd meeting of the Internet
Engineering Task Force (IETF) in Paris, France by Daniel Karrenberg,
chair of this year's Postel award committee...SN#19851 Sun Recognized by InfoWorld's Green 15 Awards
SYSTEM NEWS FOR SUN USERS
Vol 122 Issue 5 2008-04-28 Article 19851 from section "Features"
Datacenter Redesign, Consolidation Deemed Praiseworthy
Sun Microsystems is one of 15 organizations recognized by InfoWorld
as practitioners of sustainable technologies that cut waste and
reduce carbon footprint even as they achieve significant business
goals. Leon Erlanger reported the for InfoWorld.
Details at http://sun.systemnews.com/g?A=19851
Have a custom version of 'System News for Sun Users' delivered to you
via email each week in te...*THE PRIZE*
What I propose is that a group of RISC OS Users put forward a promise
of money (like the donation system that existed for Firefox perhaps)
to the total of, say, �1000 (20 users with �50, 50 users with �20)
administered by some recognised honest web-based system, RISC OS media
outlet etc and set a deadline for a challenge. One example would be to
get a working media (e.g. AVI, WMA) player up and running and
verifiable by users of regular RISC OS hardware by a particular date.
The first person to complete the challenge gets the tidy sum of �1000,
and the prestige and the platform gets a ...Great Indian Developer Awards 2008
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The Great Indian Developer Awards is a first-of-its-kind initiative
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to ...Can you beat Tyebraker's highest score and win this month's Prize money @ 28Red.com?..
28Red.com is Free to play and Free to enter the competition.
Total for this month's Prize is now US$36 but the more you play the
higher the total...up to US$100!
View Tyebraker's highest score at www.28Red.com and try and beat it to
win the prize money! Hurry, as this competition ends on the 28th
January but a new one will start in February!
Congratulations to Jane Wong, a nurse from Hong Kong who won last
...The Matching Pennies Prize (a Java programming prize)
The Matching Pennies Prize is a prize for automating machine forecasting.
The prize is currently based around languages that target the JVM -
though support for other languages is planned.
The http://matchingpennies.com/ web site will regularly hold
tournaments based on the matching pennies game, and the winners will be
The matching pennies game represents an abstract model of serial
forecasting in a simple environment partly consisting of agents with
Agents succeed by modeling the other agents and predicting their
The basic idea...SAS-L BOF award voting deadline is THIS SUNDAY
Just a friendly reminder for those of you who haven't voted yet ...
From: Mike Rhoads
Sent: Monday, February 15, 2010 2:12 PM
Subject: Voting now open for SAS-L BOF awards
The voting for the annual SAS-L awards is open from now through February 28. Thanks to Larry Hoyle for maintaining the web site for the nominations and voting, and to all of you who made nominations. You can vote at:
The nominees for "Most Valuable SAS-Ler" (MVS) are:
...Apple awarded $290 mln ($930M total) in Samsung patent case
A few hundred million here, another few hundred million there. And pretty
soon you're talking about real money.
Apple awarded $290 mln in Samsung patent case
San Jos� (United States) (AFP) - A US federal jury Thursday ordered Samsung
to pay $290 million in damages to Apple in a partial retrial of a
blockbuster patent case involving the two smartphone giants.
The award revises the $450 million in damages originally granted in the
landmark suit, but thrown out by a judge. It is in addition to nearly $600
million in patent infringement damages upheld from t...Bitwise 2009- An Annual Algorithm Intensive Online Programming Contest ( $5000 prize)
Bitwise is a state of the art online programming contest. It was held last year on 8th February 2008(1220 IST). The contest is time constrained and posed with some of the toughest programming and algorithms challenges in a short span of 12 hours.
Bitwise was started in the year 2001 by the 4th year undergraduate students of the CSE Department, IIT Kharagpur. The contest provides programmers across the globe a platform to compete, testing their ability to develop efficient algorithms to problems within a given time constraint. Over the last five years, the contest has become extremely popular ...