spring 2014

Introduction to scientific computing (short course, 7-18 April 2014)

This course provides an introduction to scientific computing using the Python programming language. The course covers basic data types, data...

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Polanyi’s jigsaw puzzle solvers and research computing

On Thursday evening I had a quick conversation with Terry Oas to close the day. Since so much of his...

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Sixteenth century meets twenty-first century (Open Science Grid, Part 1)

It’s rare that you even want to look back at something you’ve written before, especially when that thing is a...

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Research computing as substrate

The term substrate crops up in several places in Duke’s scientific labs, and as I was doing the rounds in...

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