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Speaker: John McLevey, Centre for Knowledge Integration
The relationships between think tanks and their funders are central to theory and public discourse about the politics of policy knowledge, yet very little research systematically examines these relationships across cases.
In this talk, I use original data on funding for 30 think tanks from 2000 to
2011 to evaluate assumptions from elite, pluralist, and field theories. I
"Warehouse-scale Computers: Opportunities but Challenges"
Web-service companies such as Google, Microsoft, Amazon, Yahoo, and Apple spend hundreds of millions of dollars to construct and operate Warehouse-scale Computers (WSC) which provide popular web-services such as search, social networking, webmail, video streaming, enterprise management tools, online maps, automatic translation, and online courses.