Author Archives: Nick Davis

5 year update

Hi all. Is this thing still on?? It’s been over 5 years since my last update, which has to be some kind of record. There have been lots of changes since my last post, including the addition of our lovely daughter Marissa, who turns 4 very soon! In the previous entry, I discussed the fact […]

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 […]