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Recent posts

Nature Article on Scientific Programming

Nature has just published an article by Zeeya Merali titled "Computational science: ...Error" that looks at what's wrong with scientific computing today. Sof...
October 14, 2010

Five Rules for Computational Scientists

Stepping back from the details for a moment, here are five rules every computational scientist should (try to) follow: 1. Version Control Put every primary a...
October 14, 2010


From Ana Nelson, a neat new reproducible research tool called Dexy that takes the pipe-and-filter model to new heights (or extremes, depending on your point ...
October 14, 2010

Pretty Pictures

Matt @ Mozilla’s post shows what people in the School of Webcraft course draw when asked to show how the Internet works. Some of these are very cool.
October 08, 2010