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  1. Metabolomic Eye Wins Science and Engineering Visualization Challenge

    Feb 4, 2012 — Read more 10 Comments
  2. Final STS-135 Landing

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  3. Jonesblog on WordPress

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  4. The Apple Intel switch

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  5. What is the iPod and where is it going?

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  6. Spartan 04 for OS X

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  7. National Instruments

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  8. Review: Sonnet Encore/ST G4 1GHz and Tempo ATA133 Host Adapter

    2-14-03 Bryan William Jones – Product: Sonnet Encore/ST G4 1GHz and Tempo ATA133 Host Adapter – OS X: Yes – Company: Sonnet – Website: – Category: CPU Accelerator and ATA133 Host Adapter – Cost: $599.00 U.S. for 1GHz CPU and $99.95 for ATA133 card – Compatable Models: – Power Mac G4 (AGP Graphics) – […]

    Feb 14, 2003 — Read more No Comments
  9. Macworld San Francisco, Any News for Scientists?

    1-10-03 Bryan William Jones So, a quick roundup of MWSF for the science market had a few notable announcements. Initially, for the teachers who read this site, the OS X for teachers program has been extended until March 31st 2003. And briefly, because scientists and engineers are also consumers, Steve Jobs announced that Apple had […]

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  10. OS X and Distributed Computing

    12-20-02 Bryan William Jones I am sure that you are familiar at some level (perhaps very familiar) with distributed computing and some of the applications that it has been utilized in recently. The most recent popular efforts have been the SETI distributed project, and before that, the effort to crack encryption keys. Other examples […]

    Dec 20, 2002 — Read more No Comments
  11. Apple Science and Technology News for 12-06-02

    12-06-02 Bryan William Jones O.K. folks, the latest update in the science and engineering markets begins with the announcement of new Powerbooks and iBooks. Briefly, the Powerbook has received faster G4 chips starting at 867 MHz and going to 1 GHz and we also have the ATI Mobility Radeon 9000 graphics chips resulting in impressive […]

    Dec 16, 2002 — Read more No Comments
  12. Review: Keyspan Presentation Remote

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  13. OS X Is Easy On The Eyes

    10-18-02 Bryan William Jones Those of us that have not thought about the process of seeing might be surprised at how complicated vision is. Most of the time we take vision for granted but when we when we look at a computer screen, indeed anything, each of our eyes is invoking a total of ten […]

    Oct 18, 2002 — Read more No Comments
  14. Apple Science and Technology News for 8-30-02

    8-30-02 Bryan William Jones Since our last update, there are a number of Scientia market updates to be announced. But first I wanted to attest to the durability of the iBook and preach a little bit about bicycle safety. The other day riding my bike back from the lab, I was struck by an automobile […]

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  15. Book Review: "Developing Bioinformatics Computer Skills"

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  16. Apple and Bioinformatics

    6-21-02 Bryan William Jones Steve Jobs, during the introduction of the Xserve, specifically mentioned the bioscience market as one of the areas Apple is now focusing on. Despite the current economic downturn in the biotech market, many folks are talking up bioscience as the next big growth market for the coming decade, and the payoffs […]

    Jun 21, 2002 — Read more No Comments
  17. Apple Science and Technology News for 5-17-02

    5-17-02 Bryan William Jones So, a lot has happened since the last update for the scitech markets with the biggest two news items being the announcement that Matlab will be coming back to the Macintosh on OS X and the release of the Xserve from Apple. As for Matlab, this has to be one of […]

    May 17, 2002 — Read more No Comments
  18. iPod Improvements for Science or Education?

    3-29-02 Bryan William Jones I have been an avid user of iTunes since it was released, but after having spent a bit of time with an iPod, I have a few thoughts and ideas on how to improve the iPod for use in an academic or science setting. Much has already been written about the […]

    Mar 9, 2002 — Read more 1 Comment
  19. Apple Science and Technology News for 03-01-02

    As March begins, we thought we would keep everyone apprised of updates in the Scientia et Macintosh world including applications and news items. For those users of GIS (geographic informations systems) software, there has for some time been available GRASS (Geographic Resources Analysis Support System). GRASS is an open-source GIS environment that provides raster, topological […]

    Mar 1, 2002 — Read more No Comments
  20. Digital Imaging on the Macintosh

    We go into 2002 finding digital imaging in science and engineering an exploding field of study that is constantly evolving with the number of applications growing exponentially. Scientists exploring everything from the physics of the actual capture of the image to methods of encoding, transmitting, storage, manipulation and interpretation of the data contained in the […]

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