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I Want To Be A Number

Via Science in the Open’s summary of the workshop on open science at PSB’09, a link to a paper explaining why scientists will want to identify themselves wit...
January 10, 2009

Diagnosing Faults Using Shared Knowledge

Neat idea from Microsoft Research called NetPrints: “Basically, if a user has a working network configuration for an application or has determined how to rec...
January 10, 2009

If You Missed WASDeTT ‘08…

If you missed the Workshop on Advanced Software Development Tools and Techniques held last July (I did—didn’t even know it existed ‘til December), there’s a ...
January 10, 2009

Nature Network Pub Night Jan 26

There’s a pub night coming up! The theme of the evening is blogging. As usual, it’s casual, but we’ve got a guest speaker, a report from the ScienceOnline09 ...
January 10, 2009

Four New Countries

I’ve updated the map showing the birthplaces of people who’ve been involved in projects with me at U of T with data for (most of) this term’s students. I pic...
January 09, 2009