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A Vision of Web Science

In a break from my Picking Winners series, here’s a long-brewing post about the future of web science. The culture and practice of science is undergoing a revolution, driven by technological change. While most scientists are excited by the shifts … Continue reading

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Picking Winners: Rule 2 – Don’t Believe the Hype

This is the second of a series of posts intended to help scientists take part in the open science revolution by pointing them towards effective tools, approaches, and technologies. Having established in the previous post the importance of using open-source … Continue reading

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Picking Winners: Rule 1 – Is it Really Free?

This is the first of a series of posts intended to help scientists take part in the open science revolution by pointing them towards effective tools, approaches, and technologies. When I make presentations to groups of scientists about the Climate … Continue reading

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GISTEMP Map View

This guest post is written by Jeremy Wang, who worked all summer on a web visualisation system for GISTEMP results, thanks to the excellent Google Summer of Code. This is his second post, here is the first. It is the … Continue reading

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Open BEST Project status

This guest post is written by György Kovács, who worked all summer on a reimplementation of some climate science software using only free software tools, thanks to the excellent Google Summer of Code. This is his second post, here is … Continue reading

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Welcome György Kovács

This guest post is written by György Kovács, one of our Google Summer of Code students for 2012. I have graduated in Computer Science and Applied Mathematics at the University of Debrecen, Debrecen, Hungary. Now, I am a BSc. student … Continue reading

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Welcome Jeremy Wang

This guest post is written by Jeremy Wang, one of our Google Summer of Code students for 2012. I am a PhD student in the Computer Science Department at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. My primary research … Continue reading

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Google Summer of Code 2012 update

The Climate Code Foundation is taking part in the Google Summer of Code (GSoC) again this year. GSoC is a program in which Google sponsors students who contribute to open-source software projects. Each student works full-time for three months (late … Continue reading

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Climate Informatics workshop

Apologies for the enormous delay in writing this post.  There is a massive backlog, and I am intending to write one post every day until it’s cleared. On 2011-08-26 I attended the First International Workshop on Climate Informatics, in New … Continue reading

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Student Internships

Are you a student? And a programmer? Do you want to work for three months this summer, paid by Google, mentored by experts, writing code to help climate science? The Climate Code Foundation has been selected as a mentoring organization … Continue reading

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