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Recent posts

Not an Oxymoron

Susan Baxter and others at the National Center for Genome Resources in the US have just published an article titled “Scientific Software Development Is Not A...
September 14, 2006

Step N: Deliverables

Let’s skip ahead to the last step: wrapping up. For most students, and most assignments, this means handing the work in and getting a grade. But course pro...
September 14, 2006

Step 4: Respect

(Note: updates are at the bottom of the article.)
September 07, 2006

Superficially Plausible Business Plan #31

I paid a visit to the NanoHub at Purdue University yesterday, and in the discussion afterward, came up with what I think is an interesting value-add for appl...
September 07, 2006

Upcoming DemoCamps

The next three DemoCamp dates have been set: DemoCamp 9: Monday, Sept 25 (note: not Tuesday) DemoCamp 10: Monday, Oct 23 (the online marking tool will b...
September 07, 2006