Author Archives: Nick Davis

Biennial blog update

It’s been an interesting couple of years. Sydney is now 4 years old and in preschool, keeping us busy, amused, and entertained! I’ve enjoyed doing a bit of traveling and presenting my research this past fall at data science, HPC and medical informatics conferences: first was at ACM Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD) in […]

Another 2 years, another blog post

Actually, it’s been slightly over 2 years, but who’s counting? Here are some quick milestones: Sydney is a gregarious 2 year old (26 months) and continues to bring joy and humor to our lives I have 2 new nieces, both born late this year: Greenley (b. Oct 16) is April’s third child Caroline (b. December […]

2 year hiatus update

So in honor of the passage of 2 years since my last post, I thought I’d add a quick update on some changes: I’m now a proud father of a baby girl, Sydney, who was born on Oct 12 of this year I have 2 new nephews and a niece (in order by birth: Aiden, […]

World Community Grid

As an update to my previous Cloud Computing post, I came across an interesting grid/distributed computing project, the World Community Grid. The WCG’s aim is to create the world’s largest public computational grid, with the goal of seeking projects that benefit humanity. IBM is the primary corporate sponsor, and, according to the site, it “has […]

Contact page update

By popular request (see the comments), I’ve added a form on the Contact page. So now you have a way other than GTalk to send me a message. It appears the Contact page isn’t as discoverable as I’d like; I may work on better placement for it in a future layout update.