Friday, February 2, 2018

Week Ending Feb. 2

Arman Shehabi was interviewed in a KUOW radio piece on reducing energy use in data centers. (Feb. 1)

Bastian Greshake Tzovaras is cited in a Nature news roundup for his data analysis (and his chart) of Sci-Hub downloads. (Jan. 31)

The American Wind Energy Association and Windpower Engineering & Development featured a Lab study on attitudes of people who live near wind turbines. (Jan. 31)

Italy’s Notizie scientifiche wrote about the use of machine learning to help unravel a mystery in the quark-gluon plasma created in heavy-ion collider experiments, as announced in a Lab news release. (Italian) R&D Magazine also picked up the release. (Jan. 30)

The Lab’s Top500 list is mentioned in an item in Asia Times on a Chinese prototype supercomputer for exascale. (Jan. 30) picked up a Lab release on organic solar cells that quotes Steven Louie and Jeff Neaton. (Jan. 29)

InsideHPC and HPCWire ran articles on a new portal for data sharing, based on a release from Computing. Eli Dart is quoted. (Jan. 29)

Yahoo Finance and other news sites ran a press release on Boeing investing in Cuberg, a battery startup founded by Cyclotron Road fellow Richard Wang. (Jan. 29)

Optics & Photonics News ran a feature piece on Jonathan Ajo-Franklin’s project using dark fiber to study earthquakes, previously covered in a Lab release. (Jan. 27)

India’s Business Standard cites a Lab study on the economics of EV ownership in India. (Jan. 27)

The Sacramento Bee (Jan. 27) and the Daily Cal (Feb. 1) reported on contract negotiations with the California Nurses Association, which represents RNs at the UC campuses and the Lab.

California magazine wonders what happens at the Lab in the event of a government shutdown, and gets directed to DOE, which doesn’t respond. (Jan. 27) cited a Lab study on California’s 2050 emissions goals. (Jan. 26) ran a feature on the Lab’s transgender inclusion policies and the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Office, with extensive quotes by DEI program manager Lady Idos. (Jan. 25)

The Berkeley Lab Lambda Alliance was mentioned in the January/February CERN Courier (page 43 in PDF).