2020 Computing

Hat tip to Cliff Lynch at CNI:

Date: Wed, 22 Mar 2006 12:00:00 -0500
From: Clifford Lynch
Subject: 2020 Science — Microsoft Report and Nature Issue

Microsoft Research has issued a report on the practice of science in 2020 that emphasizes the growing role of information technology, e-science and related developments. You can find information about the report here

http://research.microsoft.com/ towards2020science/ background_overview.htm

and the report itself is available for downloading here

http://research.microsoft.com/ towards2020science/ downloads.htm

In conjunction with this, the journal Nature has done a special issue on computing and science in 2020; all the articles in this appear to be open access, and the table of contents can be found here:

http://www.nature.com/ nature/ focus/ futurecomputing/index.html

Much good reading here. Don’t miss the Nature piece by Alex Szalay and Jim Gray.

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