Posts by hgynell

Notification: Advanced Computing Resources unavailable starting 8/3/17

Details and updates about CCS migration will be posted on the CCS AC website ( Reminder:  CCS resources will be unavailable starting August 3, 2017 at 20:00 for the University of Miami's data center migration at the NAP of the Americas secure downtown facility. All CCS systems and networks will be affected. The migration will occur in phases, and is scheduled to complete in 2 weeks. Details and...

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Dean el-Khoury’s firm Khoury Levit Fong honored by Chicago Architecture Biennial

Congratulations to CCS Smart Cities Program Director, and Dean of the School of Architecture, Rodolphe el-Khoury. He and his partners at Khoury Levit Fong aka "KLF", Robert Levit and Steven Fong, were selected as Official Participants at the upcoming 2017 Chicago Architecture Biennial (CAB). Incidentally, KLF is the only firm from Canada to receive this distinction. The Biennial, which recognizes outstanding work in the field, is the...

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The Washington Post quotes Alberto Cairo on the effective use of images

In the article "Some of the newest cookbooks look like comics. But does that work for readers?" that appears in The Washington Post's Food Section, July 11, 2017, author Charlotte Druckman quotes CCS Visualization Program Director Albert Cairo, PhD. The article mentions Samin Nosrat's heavily illustrated debut cookbook “Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat”, released in April. Tracing the history of graphic cookbooks back to the first in 1965, they...

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Big Data Workshop: “Intro to Hadoop and Spark” at RSMAS 8/11/2017

PLEASE NOTE LOCATION CHANGE:  Event will be hosted in  MSC 123 Join us for an introductory workshop on Big Data "Intro. to Hadoop and Spark" on Friday, August 11, 2017, from 1:00-4:00 PM at RSMAS, Marine Science Center MSC 123.  The workshop explores the differences between Big Data systems and traditional high-performance computing and will get your hands wet by running some Hadoop and spark jobs using sample data.  This is an...

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“Big Data in Health” Conference 2017 held in Italy

The "Big Data in Health" Conference was held at the Villa Umbra, in Pila (Perugia, Italy), June 29-30, 2017. The event was sponsored by the University of Perugia and the University of Salerno, and organized by Enrico Capobianco (CCS Computational Biology & Bioinformatics program, University of Miami, FL-US), Luca Pieroni and Luca Salmasi (Department of Economics, University of Perugia, Italy), Liliana Minelli (Department of...

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