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July 23, 2014

Mtg: ROLM: From Fruit Shed to Fortune 500

by @ 10:21 am. Filed under ALL, Computers/Software, Engineering Mgmt

TUESDAY October 7, 2014
SCV Consultants’ Network of Silicon Valley
– challenges, innovations, triumphs, perspectives …
Speaker: Katherine Maxfield, consultant and author
Time: 7:00 PM
Cost: none
Place: Agilent Technologies, Bldg. 5, 5301 Stevens Creek Blvd., Santa Clara
RSVP: not required

In 1969, ROLM introduced the worldâ??s toughest computer — an off-the-shelf machine able to withstand extreme military field conditions.  In 1975, its CBX — the first digital, computerized business phone system — challenged the worldâ??s largest (more…)


1-day Seminar: Electrical Safety Essentials

by @ 10:03 am. Filed under ALL, Electrical/Power, Engineering Mgmt

THURSDAY October 23, 2014
OEB Industry Applications Chapter
– hazards, approach, prevention, case histories …
Speakers: Lanny Floyd, PE, Fellow IEEE, DuPont; Diosdado V. Hernandez, PE, and Sharon Chan Hu, PE, EBMUD; John Nelson, PE, NEI Electric Power Engineering; John K. Taecker, PE, Senior Regulatory Engineer, UL; Boyd Westover, PE, Eaton Corp; Michael Reed, Valero Energy
Time: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Cost: $250 each ($225, with 3 or more)
Place: Hilton Hotel, 7050 Johnson Drive, Pleasanton
RSVP: from website

Electrical hazards in the workplace lead to electrocutions, burns, and preventable injuries that disrupt lives and impact business productivity. While electrical hazards are not the leading cause of on-the-job injuries, accidents and (more…)


July 1, 2014

Webinar: Simplifying Big Data with Hadoop

by @ 1:28 pm. Filed under ALL, Computers/Software, Engineering Mgmt

WEDNESDAY July 23, 2014
– webcast: fundamentals, business case …
Speakers: Denny Lee, Senior Director, Data Platform; Michael Zeller, CEO, Zementis
Time: 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Cost: none
Place: on the Web
RSVP: from website

Whatâ??s the Big Deal with Big Data? And, more importantly, what is the business case for Big Data? In this session, we will focus on the fundamentals of Hadoop as it is the foundation for Big Data. Weâ??ll talk the technology but also the business (more…)


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