Tag Archives: Research Computing

Lunch & Learn: New tools for writing with Professor Emeritus Will Howarth and Jon Edwards

Scrivener, an innovative software package for writers, was the topic of last week’s Lunch ‘n Learn, led jointly by Professor Will Howarth, Professor Emeritus of English at Princeton, and Jon Edwards . . .
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Lunch & Learn: Arts libraries on the edge with Darwin Scott, Sandy Brooke and Hannah Bennett

“These are exhilarating times to be arts librarians,” said Darwin Scott, librarian of the Mendel Music Library at Princeton. Today’s Lunch ‘n Learn session explored just how exhilarating – and challenging it is . . .
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Lunch & Learn: Bottom-up social data collection with allourideas.org and Matthew Salganik

In this week’s Lunch ‘n Learn, Matthew Salganik, an Assistant Professor in Princeton’s Department of Sociology, presented some recent research that has resulted in the creation of an open-source polling site called AllOurIdeas.org
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Lunch & Learn: Computing at Princeton: Short observations and tall stories

Few people know that Princeton University‚Äôs association with computers and computing predates the ENIAC. Jon goes back to the days of John von Neumann, Oswald Veblen, Alan Turing, John Tukey, and winds his way forward through the memorable days of … Continue reading

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Lunch & Learn: Optimizing fusion particle codes for massively parallel computers

The last decade has witnessed a rapid emergence of larger and faster computing systems in the US. Massively parallel machines have gone mainstream and are now the tool of choice for large scientific simulations. Keeping up with the continuously evolving … Continue reading

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