Ed Burnette

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Ed Burnette has been hooked on computers ever since he laid eyes on a TRS-80 in the local Radio Shack. Since graduating from NC State University he has programmed everything from serial device drivers and debuggers to web servers. After a delightful break working on commercial video games, Ed reluctantly returned to business software. He currently develops enterprise software for Android phones and tablets.In his copious spare time, Ed writes and speaks about all kinds of technology and software. His most recent books include the Eclipse IDE Pocket Guide from O'Reilly and Hello, Android: Introducing Google's Mobile Development Platform from the Pragmatic Programmers.

Ed Burnette is a Manager of Mobile Development at SAS. However the postings on this site are his own and do not represent the positions, strategies, or opinions of his employer.

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How to stifle innovation

How to stifle innovation

Does this ever happen at your organization? Watch this video prepared by NASA engineers that demonstrates problems in any large bureaucracy that values requirements over new ideas, and process over trust.

February 8, 2009 by

SC07 Day 4: George Smoot listens for the big bang

SC07 Day 4: George Smoot listens for the big bang

Nobel laureate George Smoot wowed SC07 attendees on Wednesday with a view of the universe made possible by the very supercomputers that are the subject of the conference. Smoot took the audience through a virtual tour of the universe, stopping at an intersection of several "filaments" where thousands of galaxies have coalesced. There are only 100,000 or so such intersections in our universe, according to Smoot. "This would be a fairly interesting place to be."

November 14, 2007 by

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