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Community Building Through Software Design

This the title of a very interesting talk (which I wish I had given myself!) by Jed Brown of CU Boulder at the 2017 NSF SI2 meeting. Jed is involved in writing code for the Portable, Extensible Toolkit for Scientific … Continue reading

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Spherical Panoramas for Astrophysical Data Visualization

This is the title of a paper by Brian Kent (NRAO), which has been accepted for publication in the PASP Special Focus Issue: Techniques and Methods for Astrophysical Data Visualization. You can download the paper from arXiv at https://arxiv.org/abs/1701.08807 .(I … Continue reading

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Best Practices for Scientific Computing

Software is now considered by many as a scientific instrument, and it has assumed the same importance as “telescopes and test tubes.” This is certainly an opinion I share, and one shared by Aruliah et al. in their paper “Best … Continue reading

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