Software Carpentry

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Archive for October 2008

Finding and Re-using Open Scientific Resources

Via Cameron Neylon, a workshop in London in November on finding and re-using open scientific resources.  Wish I could go…


Written by Greg Wilson

2008/10/27 at 12:22

Posted in Noticed

Surveying Scientists’ Use of Computers

Computers are as important to modern scientists as test tubes, but we know surprisingly little about how scientists develop and use software in their research. To find out, the University of Toronto, Simula Research Laboratory, and the National Research Council of Canada have launched an online survey in conjunction with American Scientist magazine. If you have 20 minutes to take part, please go to:

We’d also be grateful if you’d spread the word through any mailing lists, blogs, or bulletin boards you have access to. Thanks for your help!

Jo Hannay (Simula Research Laboratory)
Hans Petter Langtangen (Simula Research Laboratory)
Dietmar Pfahl (Simula Research Laboratory)
Janice Singer (National Research Council of Canada)
Greg Wilson (University of Toronto)

Written by Greg Wilson

2008/10/15 at 08:48

Posted in Community, Content, Research