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Inaugural SMART CITIES MIAMI Conference February 23 & 24

  The University of Miami brings cutting-edge research in urban planning, architecture, and engineering—in alignment with computational resources and analytical expertise—to aid in the design and development of more sustainable, livable, and resilient cities. This conference gathers leaders in academia, professional practice, and industry to examine the Smart Cities phenomenon in relation to emerging trends and technology. The...

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90 Years After Grand Opening Biltmore Hotel to be Born Again in 3D

  An interdisciplinary approach at CCS is using drones and mapping to view historic buildings in 3D.   The 26-story tower of the historic Biltmore Hotel (pictured at right) rises majestically into the sky over Coral Gables. Visible for miles, it's an icon, a landmark on the National Historic Register, and a lush and ornate example of classic Spanish colonial influences in Mediterranean Revival architectural style. Now, 90...

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Save the Date 9/28/17 for the 2nd annual BIG DATA Conference

Save the Date Tuesday, September 28, 2017, for the 2nd annual BIG DATA Conference. Check out last year's event . . .     LOCATION  UM Newman Alumni Center, 6200 San Amaro Drive, Coral Gables, FL 33146 Big data, advanced computing, and algorithms are rapidly and profoundly changing every sphere of human activity; Airbnb, Uber, and Fitbit are just a few examples. Today, over 3.6 billion people worldwide are deeply engaged with...

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Mapping Informal Cities mixes Activism and Architecture

Children play soccer barefoot on a dirt field, and when they aren’t imitating the flamboyant striking and passing skills of their country’s greatest footballers, they roam neighborhood streets, playing other games or sometimes just looking for something to eat.  If not for the efforts of a woman named Julia, many of them would go hungry. A 50-something community elder with an energetic spirit, Julia helps keep their bellies full,...

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Notification: Pegasus Upgrades & Maintenance 12/16-19

CCS storage systems are scheduled for maintenance from Friday, December 16, 2016 through Monday, December 19, 2016.   During this time we will be completing the installation of additional storage controllers.   CCS systems and services will be unavailable for this duration, including:   Pegasus | Pegasus compute cluster Visx | RSMAS visualization systems Apollo |  RSMAS compute cluster CCS CIFS | Windows network shares on...

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