Monthly Archives: October 2012

First Workshop on Maintainable Software Practices in e-Science – Presentations On-line

All the presentations from the Workshop on Maintainable Software Practices, held in Chicago as part of 8th International Conference on e-Science 2012, have been posted on-line at the workshop’s web site.  I posted my talk on “Adoption of Software by … Continue reading

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Adoption of Software by a User Community: The Montage Image Mosaic Engine Example

Today, I have been attending the Maintainable Software Practices in e-Science (SoftwarePractice 2012) workshop at the IEEE e-Science 2012 conference in Chicago. The workshop focused on “the issues relating to the development and maintenance of software that can endure past … Continue reading

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Voyager Celebrates 35 Years

This week’s post is perhaps off my usual beat of computational technologies, but I have been been captivated by Voyager 1 and Voyager 2 since their launches all those years ago. These two videos are part of the Jet Propulsion … Continue reading

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