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Recent posts

The Environmental e-Science Revolution

Steve Easterbrook has summarized some papers from a recent Royal Society workshop on how the web is changing the way environmental science is done. We'll be...
June 29, 2009

The War Child Night Shift

For the duration of the garbage strike in Toronto, the staff of War Child Canada will be doing pickups at $10/bag or 6 for $50. All the proceeds go to helpin...
June 29, 2009

Dru Lavigne on Women in Open Source

Thought-provoking post from Dru Lavigne about the scarcity of women in open source: To me, equating "code" with "open source" is so early 90s. The closest an...
June 29, 2009

Environmental eScience

Useful summary from Steve Easterbrook of some recent Royal Society papers on the environmental e-science revolution. Lots more to read…
June 29, 2009

Quality Control and Traceability

Nature News recently reported work by Gurt Vriend at other to clean up records in the widely-used Protein Data Bank (PDB). This is great news, but what's mi...
June 29, 2009