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12 Mar 2009 "Citizen Engineer: A Handbook for Socially Responsible Engineering" [21423]
Rough Cut Version is Now Available

New book by Dave Douglas, Greg Papadopoulos and John Boutelle, employees of Sun Microsystems will be coming out in June/July 2009, and it suggests such revelations that "being an engineer today means far more than an engineer." Sun employees have Rough Cut access via Safari Books Online and non-Sun employees may purchase a copy.
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24 Feb 2009 Team Players in the Web Space: Staying in Touch [21337]
Some Insights into Working in the 'Virtual' World

Like a number of her Sun colleagues, Nicole Yankelovich is a pioneer in her field. The 17-year Sun veteran, who is currently principal investigator in the Collaborative Environments Project at Sun Labs, began working with hypertext at Brown University before the field of Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) was even defined. She shares her perspective on the field in an interview with Al Riske.
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05 Jan 2009 Sun Soars in the Cloud [21028]
Pioneer Sun and Its Technologies Forge Ahead

For 2009, cloud computing will be a much talked about service. It is on the cutting-edge in incorporating the latest technologies and satisfying many of today's environmental concerns. Sun is a pioneer in cloud computing. Its cloud computing services include cloud assessments and architecture guides and Sun's open source products, such as MySQL, xVM, and open storage, are the foundation of some of the largest clouds on the Internet today.
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05 Jan 2009 Cloud Computing Company Q-layer Purchased by Sun [21163]
To Join Sun's New Cloud Computing Business Unit

Sun's new Cloud Computing Business Unit just added more technological options for its customers with the purchase of cloud computing company Q-layer for an undisclosed amount. Q-layer technology simplifies cloud management and allows users to quickly provision and deploy applications, a key component in Sun's strategy to enable building public and private clouds.
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29 Dec 2008 Greg Papadopoulos, David Douglas on the Citizen Engineer [21114]
Sun Execs Discuss Their Recent Book with San Jose Mercury News

Sun CTO Greg Papadopoulos would like engineering students, their professors and working engineers to "...think more about what they're doing," or so he told Brandon Bailey, reporter for the San Jose Mercury News. Papadopoulos and Sun colleague David Douglas co-wrote the book "Citizen Engineer" hoping to prompt their target audience to that habit of self-examination they feel is essential among modern day practitioners of engineering. Environmental sustainability, intellectual property, economics and their respective roles as citizens in the global community are the concerns the book advances.
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