Archive for August 2014

The big data brain drain

This provocative post by Jake VanderPlas argues that “the skills required to be a successful scientific researcher are increasingly indistinguishable from the skills required to be successful in industry” and that important implications follow from this for the future of higher education. There… Read More ›

Listening to Wikipedia

What does Wikipedia sound like? It probably never occurred to you to ask that question. But this website provides an answer. There’s a description below the image of the meanings of the sounds used. I really like this project. What can initially… Read More ›