16 Mar, 2015 Posted by:

Is It Time for a New Discipline?

I’ve been thinking a lot, lately, about the democratization of data. And it’s not just data, but also computing/analysis, that’s now being utilized in what seems like every  field--from law to retail to art. Data and computing are no longer just for “the precious few” – meaning scientists with advanced degrees -- but for every industry and any person.

09 Jul, 2012 Posted by:

The culture of expecting rewarding shortcuts

Last week my first company got acquired (see: TerraGo Technologies Inc. ). This is a company we started with a colleague of mine at USC, Craig Knoblock, in 2005.

28 Jun, 2011 Posted by:

One Year Anniversary

It has been one year since I assumed responsibility as the director of IMSC. In the past year we have been presenting the vision of IMSC to many visitors in industry, government, and international organizations.