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MATLAB Used to Map EarthQuakes from Satellite Data

Posted by Loren Shure,

A friend just pointed out to me a really cool article: Turns Out Satellites Work Great for Mapping Earthquakes. It's about mapping earthquakes using satellite data. This sounded intriguing because I know earth scientists use MATLAB after the fact to analyze seismic data, but I was less certain what exactly they might do with satellite data and earthquakes. The article, centered on work by Bill Barnett from U. of Iowa, is very interesting. Rather than wait for data to be processed well after events occur, Bill demonstrates what can be done with the data in a much shorter time period, allowing first responders to expedite their decision making regarding where, when, and how to respond to damaging events.... read more >>

Taking the Pulse of MOOCs 3

Posted by Loren Shure,

Coursera is a technology platform that kickstarted the current MOOCs boom. Even though there are more MOOCs players now, it still remains one of the leading companies in this space. But how are they doing these days for delivering higher education to the masses online?... read more >>

Annual Meeting of the American Geophysical Union 2013

Posted by Loren Shure,

MathWorks will have a booth at the annual AGU (American Geophysical Union) meeting this year, where you can expect to see me, Sarah Wait Zaranek, and Shyam Yadati. We will all be happy to show you some of the newest advancements in MATLAB and other MathWorks products. In addition, I will be speaking on Thursday from 1-1:30 PM at the Exhibit Hall Product Theater. My talk is entitled What's new in MATLAB for Earth & Ocean Sciences.... read more >>

MATLAB to FPGA using HDL Coder(TM) 16

Posted by Loren Shure,

It's my pleasure to introduce guest blogger Kiran Kintali. Kiran is the product development lead for HDL Coder at MathWorks. In this post, Kiran introduces a new capability in HDL Coder™ that generates synthesizable VHDL/Verilog code directly from MATLAB and highlights some of the key features of this new MATLAB based workflow.... read more >>

MathWorks Certification 8

Posted by Loren Shure,

Today I would like to introduce guest blogger John Kotwicki, who works in the Training Services group here at MathWorks. John manages the Certification Program and will be introducing the new MATLAB Certification offering.... read more >>

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