Monthly Archives: July 2012

CIS awarded two high-end GPUs from NVIDIA

(Disclaimer: Sorry gamers. These GPUs are not for 3D gaming, but for number crunching scientific calculations!) CIS submitted a proposal to NVIDIA’s Academic Partnership Program on the last day of May. NVIDIA quickly approved the proposal on June 11 and decided to donate us two Tesla C2075 GPUs (MSRP $2,500 per piece). Although it took […]

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2012 Sakai Conference

Last month I attended the 2012 annual Sakai conference in Atlanta, GA along with a cohort of my colleagues from Pomona College. This year the conference was a little different in that it was held jointly with the Jasig Community. Jasig is similar to the Sakai Foundation in that it sponsors a number of open-source […]

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