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Current Operating Systems May Only Make Sense Up To 48 Cores

“The MIT researchers found that the separate cores were spending so much time ratcheting the [memory] counter up and down that they weren’t getting nearly enough work done,” the report states. However, the researchers also found that “slightly rewriting the Linux code so that each core kept a local count, which was only occasionally synchronized with those of the other cores, greatly improved the system’s overall performance.”

The High-Performance Mobile Workstation Computer – In a Briefcase

"The NextDimension Pro was designed with the high-performance mobile professional in mind.

Grab a FREE Copy of the 100-Page DSLR Cinematography Guide

"Ryan Koo of No Film School has just announced he is offering the DSLR Cinematography Guide for free via PDF."

http://dslrvideoshooter.com/grab-a-free-copy-of-the-100-page-ebook-dslr-... [via @VisualEffectsSo]

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Stop-Motion Animation of Procrastination

New family of Arduino Boards: available immediately at World Maker Faire NY

"The new family of Arduino Boards will be officially presented at the Maker Faire - New York to happen at NY's Hall of Science, September 25 & 26, 2010. Massimo Banzi, Tom Igoe, and Dave Mellis, will represent the Team... The team members will be around during Saturday and Sunday. You are more than welcome to pass by and ask anything about the future of our platform.

Santa Monica Glow Festival this Saturday 25, 2010

"Glow is an all-night cultural experience featuring original commissions by artists that re-imagine Santa Monica Beach as a playground for thoughtful and participatory temporary artworks."

Come see what artists are doing with realtime projection and other visual effects related technologies. 5PM, Saturday, Sept. 25 to 3AM, Sunday, Sept. 26.

http://glowsantamonica.org/

 

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HBO Boardwalk Empire – Bus Shelter QR Code Unveils Secret Bars

"In the form of large whiskey bottle, the billboards are embedded with a special QR Code. When the code is read by a cellphone, direction as well as password will appear to gain entry to a secret “speakeasy” event, where the first drink will be on the house."

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