Tweets about my strataconf talk

Call me crazy, but @felienne's talk on excel archeology might be my favorite in all of #strataconf Brilliant. Give that talk in Redmond! — Jim Stogdill (@jstogdill) October 2, 2012 Coolest fucking talk at #strataconf, it is about spreadsheets and how people use them — Francis Irving (@frabcus) October 2, 2012 Felienne Hermans at Strata Read more about Tweets about my strataconf talk[…]

Best practices for publishing data

This presentation is given by Hjalmar Gislason of DataMarket. Hjalmar start by showing us some of the data already uploaded on DataMarket, for instance on oil production in Libya or everything related to the Netherlands. The data can be explored and shared and most sets are free. So now, the best practices. 1) Use a simple format. Read more about Best practices for publishing data[…]

clearScience: Dragging Scientific Communication into the Information Age

Research has found that 54% of all studies cannot be reproduced, due to missing software, data or methods, even for highly cited papers from high impact journals. So, why can we do? We must try harder, was recently proposed in Nature, and the speaker agrees. The problem is with the incentive: publish or perish. Publishing Read more about clearScience: Dragging Scientific Communication into the Information Age[…]