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The need for speed

July 22, 2014
The need for speed

WHAT WILL HIGH-PERFORMANCE COMPUTING MEAN FOR YOU?

What's behind a #1 ranking?

January 31, 2014
What's behind a #1 ranking?
January 31, 2014

Behind every “Top 100” list is a generous sprinkling of personal bias and subjective decisions. Lacking the tools to calculate how factors like median home prices and crime rates actually affect the “best places to live,” the public must take experts’ analysis at face value.

What makes a data visualization memorable?

October 16, 2013
What makes a data visualization memorable?

COMPUTER SCIENTISTS AT HARVARD AND COGNITIVE SCIENTISTS AT MIT TEAM UP TO SETTLE A DEBATE OVER "CHART JUNK"

Hanspeter Pfister To Lead Institute for Applied Computational Sciences

October 10, 2013

By CONOR J. REILLEY, CONTRIBUTING WRITER

Computer science professor Hanspeter Pfister was named director of the Institute for Applied Computational Sciences at the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences last Monday. Pfister is taking the place of physics professor Efthimios Kaxiras, who has led the Institute since its founding in 2010.