Open Science Coding

Portsmouth ICG alumnus David Parkinson recently wrote: One of these days I’m going to show my python code to someone who actually programs in python for a living. They’re going to laugh. Laugh and laugh and laugh… and laugh. And then cry. David’s not the first scientist I know who’s said this, for example, I […]

Fun times with the ever awesome SREs on reddit answering your questions:

Andy Walker originally shared this post: Fun times with the ever awesome SREs on reddit answering your questions: http://www.reddit.com/r/IAmA/comments/177267/we_are_the_google_site_reliability_team_we_make/ We are the Google Site Reliability team. We make Google’s websites work. Ask us Anything! : IAmA Hello, reddit! We are the Google Site Reliability (SRE) team. We’re responsible for the 24×7 operation of Google.com, as […]

Technology is gloriously disruptive.

Technology is gloriously disruptive.Processes change slowly.In the middle, geeks watch, amused. For example, today I got an MS Word document (and I don't have word on any of my 3 machines).  The document was emailed to 20 researchers, saying "here is your new website" please send any modifications by return. I suppose it's progress… they […]

Web browser support for HTML5 Input types, attributes and elements + CSS & JavaScript support:

Robert Nyman originally shared this post: Web browser support for HTML5 Input types, attributes and elements + CSS & JavaScript support:http://www.wufoo.com/html5/ Wufoo · The Current State of HTML5 Forms Many browsers are supporting features of HTML5 including much related to forms. This is research on what browsers are doing what with those new features. Comment […]