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Recent posts

Quantifying Installation Costs

A few months ago, I tried to quantify the cost of poor software skills. A recent post from Adam Klein gives is a good excuse to try to do something similar f...
November 18, 2011

Two Steps Forward, Two Steps Back?

The November/December 2011 issue of IEEE Software has a good article by Markus Völter titled, “From Programming to Modeling—and Back Again”. In it, the autho...
November 14, 2011

Here’s What I’ve Learned So Far

Heather Payne is smart, hard-working, and not afraid to dive into things she doesn’t know. Starting from nothing more than a tweet six months ago, she and he...
November 14, 2011

Surviving the Tsunami

The October 2011 issue of ACM Queue features an article by Bruce Berriman and Steven Groom titled "How Will Astronomy Archives Survive the Data Tsunami?" The...
November 14, 2011

Clearing Up Code

The November/December 2011 issue of IEEE Software has a good article by the Climate Code Foundation's Nick Barnes and David Jones titled "Clear Climate Code:...
November 14, 2011