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How do I find stuff? An undergraduate’s journey through an online data archive

This post is written by Tasia North, an undergraduate student who’s working with us on the Bad Breakup project. As part of our research plan on this project, we’re identifying barriers to data reuse from publicly shared, NSF-produced data sources. … Continue reading

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Equity and Ethics in Environmental Data Science

Guest post by Kaitlin Stack Whitney Recently Christie and Kaitlin had the privilege of participating in the first ever NSF INCLUDES funded Environmental Data Science Inclusion Network (EDSIN) conference, which took place in early April 2019 hosted by the National … Continue reading

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The calm before the (algorithmic) storm

Kaitlin, Julia and I have been busy. Not that you’d know. It’s been a lot of behind the scenes work so far on this project- it’s started with weekly meetings where we talk out our ideas and approaches. You’ll recall, … Continue reading

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Bad breakups (with your data)

Hi all, It’s been a long time. It turns out this assistant professoring thing does not leave me with a lot of time. Hmm. Who knew? Since we last spoke, I’ve been building my lab- both the physical space: The … Continue reading

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Official Blog-nouncement

Hi, all. So I’ve been very quiet lately here on the blog. This is, largely, because: academic job market. My search kicked up a notch this past semester, and I was 1) very busy with travelling for job interviews and … Continue reading

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Soft(ware) skills

In case you’ve been missing hearing my voice in your head, I had a post published over at the Data Carpentry blog today.

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Inference and being wrong in a post-truth era

There’s been a confluence of recent events that have got me thinking about truth and facts. First of all, I’ve been thinking a lot about how we move forward, as scientists when there’s this steaming mess going on.  Secondly, there’s been … Continue reading

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