Tag Archives: Web 2.0

Software Events at the 225th AAS Meeting, Seattle, Jan 4-8

Reproduced from the AAS web page and the ASCL Blog, with the permission of Alice Allen. See the ASCL Blog for more details. Join the Software Publication Special Interest Group (SPSIG) The AAS Working Group on Astronomical Software (WGAS) has … Continue reading

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Second Workshop on Sustainable Software for Science: Practice and Experiences

The Second Workshop on Sustainable Software for Science: Practice and Experiences (WSSSPE2) was held on Sunday, November 16, 2014, in New Orleans, in conjunction with Supercomputing ’14.  Broadly speaking, the WSSSPE events aim to provide a cross-discipline forum for a discussion of the … Continue reading

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Review of A Hack Day: Coding Comes to the U.K. National Astronomy Meeting (NAM)

Hack Days have become very popular in the past few years. If you want to know what happens at one and what value they offer, read this excellent post by Robert Simpson on the Hack Day at the U.K. National Astronomy … Continue reading

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Valuing Software and Other Research Outputs – Talk by Dan Katz.

This is the title of a paper presented by Dan Katz at the Altmetrics Conference in London. Dan is the Program Director, NSF Division of Advanced Cyberinfrastructure, and one of the founders of the Working Towards Sustainable Software for Science: Practice … Continue reading

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Enhancements to the Astronomy Source Code Library (ASCL)

The Astronomy Source Code Library (ASCL) is a rapidly growing, free online registry for astronomical source codes that have been used in research that have appeared in, or been submitted to, peer-reviewed publication. There are now over 900 codes indexed by … Continue reading

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National Data Service Animation

Following on from yesterday’s post, Here is an animation that shows the goals of the National Data Service:

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