[Chicago] \welcome Scientifc SIG

Loren Velasquez lm.velasquez12 at gmail.com
Thu Oct 15 16:14:50 CEST 2015

Thanks so much Sheila!!!
You have so many resources! I will definitely be googling :)

Best Regards,

On Thu, Oct 15, 2015 at 9:03 AM, sheila miguez <shekay at pobox.com> wrote:

> On Wed, Oct 14, 2015 at 4:25 PM, Loren Velasquez <lm.velasquez12 at gmail.com
> > wrote:
>> Is there by any chance a bioinformatics/scientific open source project
>> happening that one could volunteer for? Just curious because I'm down if
>> there is. Always happy to help :D
> To follow up some more, there are endeavors all across the board of
> experience that people can follow. Do searches on open science and
> reproducible research. There are communities around both that result in
> projects like the Open Science Framework or communities of practice where
> people with devops skills can look at how researchers are learning to do
> "reproducible deployments" for their papers. The classical concept of
> literate programming comes from people writing reproducible papers. Mozilla
> Science Lab runs events where people get together to work on projects.
> Software Carpentry focuses on training scientists in learning enough
> programming and techniques to do research well.
> https://www.mozillascience.org/collaborate
> https://www.mozillascience.org/blog
> http://osc.centerforopenscience.org/2014/07/30/open-source-software-for-science/
> https://cos.io/
> https://cos.io/involved_participate/#tab_4
> http://science.okfn.org/
> http://numfocus.org/
> There are conferences people can attend to learn more about how python and
> other languages (R, Julia, etc.) are used in research, http://pydata.org/
> http://conference.scipy.org/ and they provide scholarships for people to
> attend and encourage participation.
> (I quit Orbitz to work with a prof at Columbia University of New York to
> work on reproducible science research and tools so I have scads of
> bookmarks)
> --
> shekay at pobox.com
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