Tag Archives: Python

My Favorite Computing Videos on YouTube

I have often been asked what are my favorite computing videos on YouTube. There are so many, it’s hard to give a definitive answer and I keep discovering more, some posted several years ago. As of today only, here are … Continue reading

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Bringing the VO to Astronomers: Command Line Access To VO Services

One of the goals of the Virtual Astronomical Observatory (VAO) is to bring the Virtual Observatory to astronomers; that is, provide access to worldwide data sets through tools and environments that astronomers use everyday. A poster paper, reproduced below, presented … Continue reading

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The Berkeley Python Boot Camp Fall 2013

One of the best ways to learn a programming language is to take an intensive class for a few days and immerse yourself in it: as one example, you may be familiar with the Sci Coder classes. UC Berkeley has … Continue reading

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SciPy 2013 From A Distance

SciPy 2013 was the twelfth annual Scientific Computing with Python conference, held this year in Austin, TX, from June 24 to June 29. I was unable to attend, so I am giving this report from a distance based on the … Continue reading

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Astronomical Medicine and Beyond: Visualization Challenges and Solutions Across Sciences

This is the title of a presentation by Michelle Borkin (Harvard University), given on February 5, 2013, as part of STScI’s Engineering and Technology Colloquium series. Michelle’s specialty is in developing new approaches to interdisciplinary scientific visualization and data exploration.  … Continue reading

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