- Why an OSTI Technology Web Log?
science and sustain technological creativity by making R&D findings available and useful to Department ... development of unique technical capabilities and technologies. Innovation is central to accomplishing ... OSTI Technology Web Log? No vehicle currently exists to keep OSTI's various constituencies apprised of ...
OSTIblog Frontpage Blog Post - Walt Warnick - 2008-02-11 15:19 - 0 comments
- Navigating Technological Transformation
1994, the web quickly emerged as a transformational technology, and its potential for reshaping OSTI ... offer more to users than ever before. Such upgrades are made possible by improvements in web technology. Keeping on top of this technological transformation is an exciting challenge. We are challenged to be ...
OSTIblog Frontpage Blog Post - Walt Warnick - 2008-04-07 15:09 - 0 comments
- Surviving a Technological Transformation
been shaped by successive technological transformations. The printing press transformed communication and education, beginning in the mid 15th century. Sailing and navigation technology of the late 15th ... tools and firearms technology of the early 17th century enabled Europeans to colonize other continents ...
OSTIblog Frontpage Blog Post - Walt Warnick - 2008-09-02 12:41 - 0 comments
- OSTI Makes "Non-Googleable" Science and Technology Searchable
The success of Google has been so profound that the word “Google” is now considered a verb. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Google_(verb) “To Google” has come to mean to search t ...
OSTIblog Frontpage Blog Post - Walt Warnick - 2010-07-08 22:00 - 1 comment
- The Importance of Small Business Innovation Research Funding
Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs were established to provide funding to stimulate technological innovation in small businesses to meet federal agency research and ... win SBIR awards keep the rights to any technology developed and are encouraged to commercialize the ...
OSTIblog Frontpage Blog Post - Walt Warnick - 2011-03-09 14:50 - 0 comments
- OSTI Functions in Brief
information searchable from everywhere. Through the deployment of information technology, OSTI a ... ). ? International representation/agreements ETDE (Energy Technology Data Exchange) - IEA agreement ... (~$5M annually). Infrastructure (Physical, Technology, Administrative ...
OSTIblog Frontpage Blog Post - Walt Warnick - 2009-02-09 09:05 - 0 comments
- Pushing the Limits is Key to OSTI's Success
by Walt Warnick and Sol Lederman While federated search is a core technology that OSTI employs to tackle challenges of sharing knowledge, the technology isn't perfect. OSTI aggressively uses federated search because it does what no other search technology can do--inexpensively making ...
OSTIblog Frontpage Blog Post - Walt Warnick - 2008-10-09 09:36 - 0 comments
- Federated Search: Closing in on the Speed Gap
Lederman Many casual users of federated search criticize the technology for ... federated search users is that speed is not an insurmountable issue because technology is closing in on the ... advance of technology is steadily speeding up federated search.Networks move search result metadata and ...
OSTIblog Frontpage Blog Post - Walt Warnick - 2010-04-02 07:07 - 0 comments
- OSTI's Commitment to Improving Lives by Accelerating Science Discovery
sustain technological creativity by making R&D findings available and useful to Department of Energy ... technologies OSTI is ensuring that the most useful information will be found quickly even as the rate of growth ... science knowledge is leading edge technology. The DOE Science Accelerator was developed by OSTI to ...
OSTIblog Frontpage Blog Post - Walt Warnick - 2008-02-13 09:21 - 0 comments
- How to Integrate Anything on the Web
known for our pioneering work with the integration technology known as federated search. However, there are other, possibly lesser known, technologies that we employ to integrate web content. To ... copying them and then host the index on your server (this technology is similar to that used by the ...
OSTIblog Frontpage Blog Post - Walt Warnick - 2011-08-03 08:52 - 0 comments