[UCI-Linux] Greg Wilson on HPC, Data, software for non-CS scientists
harry.mangalam at uci.edu
Fri Jun 13 14:19:35 PDT 2008
Hi All (and sorry for the spam, if this qualifies as such),
(and, to the rcg) sorry for more heresy :)
Greg Wilson is a computer scientist who 'gets it'. A lot of his work
has been in the support of enabling non-computer geeks to understand
computers and data, especially in research. His online Software
Carpentry course is one of the great resources no one knows about:
In addition, he's been interviewed recently at IT conversations:
Put this on your ipod for your commute.
[For those of you at the recent Research Computing Symposium who
expressed an interest in Data, as opposed to computation, the
following may be of interest.]
He has a new book out: "Data Crunching: Solve Everyday Problems Using
Java, Python, and more." is described at Amazon.
Altho you can get much of the contents via his Software Carpentry site
Harry Mangalam - Research Computing, NACS, E2148, Engineering Gateway,
UC Irvine 92697 949 824-0084(o), 949 285-4487(c)
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Edward R. Murrow]
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