Daily Archives: February 1, 2010

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Bookmarks for January 28th through February 1st

These are my links for January 28th through February 1st: Keeping computers from ending science’s reproducibility – In recent years, scientists may have inadvertently given up on a key component of the scientific method: reproducibility. That’s an argument that’s being advanced by a number of people who have been tracking our increasing reliance on computational methods in all areas of science. An apparently simple computerized analysis may now involve a complex pipeline of software tools; reproducing it will require version control for both software and data, along with careful documentation of the precise parameters used at every step. Some researchers […]