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Students and Code Review

Mike Conley has posted some early results from his study of student code reviews. One of the most interesting is that students who have reviewed their peers...
August 16, 2010

"Still" in On Spec

The Summer 2010 issue of On Spec has published my short story “Still”. I hope those who read it enjoy it…
August 16, 2010

Interview with Cameron Neylon

Today's interview is with Cameron Neylon, a noted advocate of open science. Tell us a bit about your organization and its goals. I work for the UK Science an...
August 12, 2010

Congratulations to Jorge Aranda

Jorge Aranda successfully defended his PhD thesis this morning. It’s the culmination of several years of thought-provoking work; I look forward to more great...
August 06, 2010