Monthly Archives: December 2012

2012 in review: Thank you!

Thank-you everyone for reading my blog, suggesting topics, and for your continuing enthusiasm and support. Bruce, aka Astrocompute The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 4,329 films were submitted to the … Continue reading

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The Architecture of the RunMyCode platform

Several weeks again, I published a post on RunMyCode, a platform for publishing code and data associated with papers. After verification by the project staff, the code is run on a  remote server but controlled from a web page.  Several … Continue reading

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e-Science – towards the cloud: infrastructures, applications and research

The Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A has just published a special issue entitled: “e-Science – towards the cloud: infrastructures, applications and research.”  The issue contains 12 papers that are considered “best in show” at the U. K. e-Science … Continue reading

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The VAO Community Day In Baltimore, November 29 2012.

The Virtual Astronomical Observatory (VAO) is holding a series of community days at U.S. astronomical institutions. The community days feature two kinds of presentations: Members of the VAO describe the goals of the project and its services, provide demos and … Continue reading

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