Ask anyone in the open source science movement what it's all about, and you're likely to come back to the word that's right there in its name: "open." Open source science is all about open access. To research methods. To data. To scholarly publications.
Kaitlin Thaney is the Director of Mozillas Science Lab and an open science advocate. Her work in this space began with John Wilbanks building the science wing of Creative Commons (formerly known as Science Commons). Their focus was on crafting the infrastructure, policy and advocacy for Open Access and sharing data on the web.
Harvey Mudd is known as one of the most elite science, engineering and mathematics colleges in the world. But historically, its computer science department hasn’t exactly been known as a paragon of gender diversity — in 2006, only 10 percent of Harvey Mudd’s computer science majors were female.
But under Dr.
Editor’s Note: Semil Shah (@semil) is an EIR with Javelin Venture Partners
“In the Studio” kicks off the fall season by hosting a data scientist who, originally trained in mathematics and physics, worked his way through the Valley through a variety of analytics and research engineering positions before landing a spot in one of the consumer web’s most data-driven compani
Introducing the Mozilla Science Lab We[he]#8217[/he]re excited to announce the launch of the Mozilla Science Lab, a new initiative that will help researchers around the world use the open web to shape science[he]#8217[/he]s future. Scientists created the web [he]#8212[/he] but [he]#8230[/he] Continue reading
TechCrunch has written quite a bit about Science, the Los Angeles-based startup “studio” that’s helping to create and grow some of the more interesting companies on the tech scene today.
So when a few of us TechCrunch TV folks were in L.A.
Written by: William Atkins | Published in: UNI-verseBill Nye the Science Guy has been in the news lately talking about religion and science. He says he is not attacking religion, only wanting religious people with creationist views to let their children decide for themselves. What should we take from his words?
It's a damn shame that articles like this have to be written. Computer Science should be a graduation requirement or, at the very least, count toward high school graduation math or science requirements.
Unfortunately, according to code.org, 9 out of 10 schools dont even offer computer programming classes.