Category Archives: Open Data

On Reproducibility

I just got back from a fascinating one-day workshop on “Data and Code Sharing in Computational Sciences” that was organized by Victoria Stodden of the Yale Internet Society Project. The workshop had a wide-ranging collection of contributors including representatives of … Continue reading

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What, exactly, is Open Science?

I was recently asked to define what Open Science means. It would have been relatively easy to fall back on a litany of “Open Source, Open Data, Open Access, Open Notebook”, but these are just shorthand for four fundamental goals: … Continue reading

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Exhibit: make your data web-accessible

David Karger‘s lab at MIT has developed some neat web software called exhibit, which is designed to let non-ultra-sophisticated individuals publish data in ways that make it immediately accessible and interactive for people encountering it on the web. With exhibit, … Continue reading

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