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UC San Diego CSE professor and alumni co-founded Tortuga Logic in 2014.

December 15, 2017
Company Based on UC San Diego Technology Gets Infusion of Capital

The company Tortuga Logic -- cofounded by a UC San Diego computer science professor and two CSE alumni -- has received $2 million in seed funding from Eclipse Ventures to expand engineering, sales and marketing.[more]

 

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2.15.2014
"Eurekalert"
First 2014 Golden Goose Award to Physicist Larry Smarr

News release from the Association of American Universities announced the decision to honor Calit2 Director Larry Smarr with a 2014 Golden Goose Award for his role in developing high-performance computing to serve the scientific community.
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2.15.2014
"National Center for Supercomputing Applications"
Smarr Wins Golden Goose

NCSA announces that its former director (and now Calit2 Director) Larry Smarr is honored for his work establishing supercomputing centers to support the work of scientists, including his own work calculating black-hole collisions.
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2.11.2014
"Nature"
Medicine gets up close and personal

Nature has featured Calit2 Director Larry Smarr in an article on the Hundred Person Wellness Project, a study out of the Institute for Systems Biology (ISB) in Seattle, Washington, that will monitor 100 healthy individuals and offer them regular feedback and counseling on lifestyle changes such as shifts in their dietary or sleep habits. Smarr has long monitored his own health using biometric devices.
[more]

2.9.2014
"MetroGreece"
(translation) The computers are trying to emulate the brain

MetroGreece reproduces a story by John Markoff that was originally published in the New York Times and features Calit2 Director Larry Smarr among those quoted.
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1.16.2014
"Xconomy"
Larry Smarr Says Quantified Self is Awakening, Despite Zeo’s Failure

Calit2 Director Larry Smarr is featured in an Xconomy story on the evolution of the Quantified Self movement into a global phenomenon with nearly 28,000 members.
[more]

1.7.2014
"The Australian"
Digital platforms vital for nation's growth

In this Op-Ed article by Phil Scanlan, Calit2 director Larry Smarr is quoted as saying that Australian scientists must learn to compete as "engineering computing systems [transform] to something that has many of the characteristics of biological computing".
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1.3.2014
"EFY Times"
Now, A Chip That Mimics Human Brains

The chips can function much like the biological nervous system of humans, according to this article, which quotes Calit2 Director Larry Smarr from the original New York Times article.
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1.1.2014
"Fox News"
How smartphones have become a powerful Tuberculosis treatment tool

Rose Stuckey Kirk reports on Video Directly Observed Therapy via smartphone that is being tested by researchers in the Qualcomm Institute for use with TB patients.
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1.1.2014
"New York Times"
Brainlike Computers, Learning from Experience

"We’re moving from engineering computing systems to something that has many of the characteristics of biological computing," according to Larry Smarr, an astrophysicist who directs Calit2, one of "many research centers devoted to developing these new kinds of computer circuits." That, according to a report by John Markoff.
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1.1.2014
"Direktbroker.de"
L'ordinateur de demain peut-il devenir intelligent?

The German online service picked up a French-language report that reads (translated into English) as: Larry Smarr, an astrophysicist at a California university, told the New York Times that there is work on making computers capable, like humans, of learning from their mistakes.
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1.1.2014
"Xconomy"
Larry Smarr Says Quantified Self is Awakening, Despite Zeo’s Failure

Calit2 Director Larry Smarr is featured in an Xconomy story on the evolution of the Quantified Self movement into a global phenomenon with nearly 28,000 members.
[more]

1.1.2014
"Supercomputing Online News"
Work at University of Illinois on black holes led to championing a US supercomputing revolution and to web browsers

Calit2 Director Larry Smarr is featured in Supercomputing Online for his Golden Goose Award.
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1.1.2014
"9 News World"
Women found to tilt head more than men in selfies

Research by Calit2's Lev Manovich for the Selfie City project finds that Women who take selfies tilt their heads 150 percent more than men when they snap a photo for social media.
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1.1.2014
"UT San Diego"
Time to learn about your microbiome

UT San Diego Science Reporter Gary Robbins interviews Calit2 Director Larry Smarr about the human microbiome.
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1.1.2014
"HealthITSecurity"
Connecting personal health data with privacy needs

Patrick Ouellette of Health IT Security analyzes Calit2's Health Data Exploration report, which finds that 57 percent of respondents will share personal health data as long as it is kept private, and more than 90 percent want the data to be anonymous.
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1.1.2014
"The Economic Times"
How much can technology substitute for labor

The Economic Times of India reprises an article that originally appeared in the New York Times and features Qualcomm Institute Director Ramesh Rao.
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1.1.2014
"Patagonico"
The man with the 'most monitored' world health

Argentina's Patagonico features Calit2 Director Larry Smarr in a feature piece on Smarr's quest to digitally quantify his body.
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1.1.2014
"UT San Diego"
Do happy people take happy photos?

UC San Diego will examine one million Twitter images to study the comparative happiness of people in dozens of cities -- an effort to broadly assess the mood and well-being of society. The university is one of six institutions worldwide that won a Twitter Data Grant, which gives scholars unusually deep access to the company's postings and databases, along with technical help.
[more]

1.1.2014
"La Jolla Light"
Interactive Film Fest screens flicks of the future at UCSD, April 24-27

La Jolla Light reporter Lonnie Burstein Hewitt covers the Artpower! Filmatic Festival, which takes place at the Qualcomm Institute and elsewhere on campus from April 24-27.
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1.1.2014
"Health IT Outcomes"
$1.9 Million Grant Awarded For Furthering Of Sharing Of Health Data

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation awards grant to Calit2 to help further partnerships in unlocking personal health information from wearables and health data streams.
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1.1.2014
"IT Industry Today "
DR. LEROY HOOD, HEAD OF INSTITUTE FOR SYSTEMS BIOLOGY, ANNOUNCES RADICAL NEW GLOBAL HEALTHCARE PARADIGM AT ANNUAL FUTURE IN REVIEW CONFERENCE

Calit2 Director Larry Smarr is mentioned in a story about a longitudinal study abbounced at the 12th annual Future in Review Conference.
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