Monthly Archives: October 2008

Outside my comfort zone

I haven’t been to very many rock concerts. It therefore came as rather a surprise to find myself at the Oasis concert in The Roundhouse last night, the final gig in the BBC Electric Proms . It was even more … Continue reading

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Enter the data scientist

I was interested to see a report issued by the JISC last week entitled Skills, Role & Career Structure of Data Scientists & Curators: Assessment of Current Practice & Future Needs. Written by Alma Swan and Sheridan Brown from Key … Continue reading

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Seconds out

I crave a few seconds out of your life to read this post. It is the second account on NN of the launch of the second phase of Nature‚Äôs Second Life presence. Joanna Scott has posted an official account and … Continue reading

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Dark secrets on the Internet

I was struck by news this morning that police have taken action against an internet forum called DarkMarkets, used for swapping information about stolen credit cards and website accounts. It sounds like Nature Network for criminals – it would be … Continue reading

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Presenting videos

Stephen Curry’s FMD virus video post seems to have inspired a good deal of video activity on NN. Presentations have also inspired a few posts, including Martin Fenner’s and another from Stephen Curry . In this context, a recent post … Continue reading

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