|Updated: 11/24/2005; 11:32:00 PM.
Data network connectivity developments, networking business news, and related computing items.
Wednesday, April 28, 2004
Send Jobs to India? Some Find It's Not Always Best
: Examples when programming work was returned the US after trying India. "Indian programmers required more detailed instructions to write the software code than would a programmer here, who would be more familiar with the customer's needs. This slowed the process, which was a major drawback because this technology is new and changing very fast. .. "Whenever the pace of innovation is very rapid," he said, "is when the work should be done closer to the client." .. [India's] Infosys announced that it would spend $20 million to set up a consulting company in the United States." 5:22:48 PM
Nano-Hive: Nanospace Simulator:
"Nano-Hive is a modular simulator used for modeling the physical world at a nanometer scale. The intended purpose of the simulator is to act as a tool for the study and development of nanotech entities." Version 1
is for a single-user desktop, version 2 is planned to be distributed, possibly using Globus. 8:59:02 AM
Internet-based Distributed Computing Projects: Directories of active and completed projects. Among them is a designer for circuits with Built-In Self-Test (BIST), such as ones used in space or medical applications where reliability and fault detection are critical. It uses Genetic Algorithms (GA) and Evolutionary Strategies (ES) to derive and simulate alternate designs. 6:43:27 AM
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