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by MichaelCHunsaker
Thu Aug 28, 2008 7:24 pm
Forum: Announcements & Policies
Topic: Tech Talk Follow Up
Replies: 71
Views: 23960

I loved the tech talk and felt that those of us who are not located in the Intermountain West are being included.
Great job.
by MichaelCHunsaker
Sat Mar 17, 2007 8:26 am
Forum: Ideas & Suggestions
Topic: Distributed Computing - Cease to be Idle
Replies: 14
Views: 3915

Distributed computing at BYU: Dogma

BYU's computer science department uses a distributed computing program they developed called DOGMA. It is hooked to the MaryLou supercomputer and some campus workstations. Unfortunately, the website it not up-to-date and there is very little content. Nor did I see anything about Internet users being...
by MichaelCHunsaker
Wed Mar 14, 2007 1:38 pm
Forum: Ideas & Suggestions
Topic: Distributed Computing - Cease to be Idle
Replies: 14
Views: 3915

Hey Tomw,
How much cooperations is there between the church's IT department and BYU's IT department? It seems that both could benefit from mutual coorperation on projects, etc.
by MichaelCHunsaker
Sun Mar 04, 2007 7:08 pm
Forum: Other Member Technologies
Topic: Bit Mountain
Replies: 22
Views: 7551

What would Google do?

I have no idea what you should do. However, within the past six months I have read several articles about Google and Microsoft buidling huge data centers. They must have the same issues. I wonder how they are solving the problem?
by MichaelCHunsaker
Sat Mar 03, 2007 6:09 pm
Forum: Ideas & Suggestions
Topic: Automated Phone tree program
Replies: 9
Views: 4146

Automated Phone tree program

Several weeks ago on a Saturday a sprinker head popped and flooded half the carpet in our building. Sunday meetings were cancelled. The Relief Society and Priesthood did telephone phone trees and e-mail announcements. The majority of the people found out. Still, there were a few for each of the thre...
by MichaelCHunsaker
Wed Feb 14, 2007 8:34 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: How Did You Like the Tech Talks?
Replies: 22
Views: 6698

Think Outside the Valley

I live in Northern Virginia and I total agree that the expense of tranporting Tech Talks personal out here would be prohibitive. Video and/or audio feeds might also be costly. However, it should be fairly easy and inexpensive to post transcripts and Power Point presentations. Please don't forget tho...
by MichaelCHunsaker
Tue Feb 13, 2007 7:44 pm
Forum: Ideas & Suggestions
Topic: Distributed Computing - Cease to be Idle
Replies: 14
Views: 3915

Grid computing is exciting technology the church could easily use. Several years ago, BYU Magazine had a great article on their supercomputer used for medical research, graphic design, animation, etc. Why couldn't BYU team up with the Church office building with its hundreds of computers and members...
by MichaelCHunsaker
Tue Feb 13, 2007 7:29 pm
Forum: Ideas & Suggestions
Topic: Distributed Computing - Cease to be Idle
Replies: 14
Views: 3915

I am a ward clerk in Virginia and the computers we use for MLS use dial up modems for connecting only to church headquarters.

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