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Things like this are slowly helping me understand why everyone is so excited about things like Docker. Thanks Joe!
Nature published a nice writeup (in the news & comment section) on ipython notebooks and how they're being used to share reproducible results.

It even includes a live ipython notebook! http://www.nature.com/news/ipython-interactive-demo-7.21492

Behind-the-scenes, each time someone views the notebook a new docker instance is spun up to run ipython. It's using the tmpnb project. Quite slick!! http://lambdaops.com/ipythonjupyter-tmpnb-debuts  

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I'm excited to announce our new book, 52 Things You Should Know About Palaeontology— with 48 authors writing on biostratigraphy, palynology and, of course, dinosaurs.

  #nationalfossilday

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I'm excited to announce our new book, 52 Things You Should Know About Palaeontology— with 48 authors writing on biostratigraphy, palynology and, of course, dinosaurs.

  #nationalfossilday

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Postcards to engage contributors to Wiki Projects at the Wikimania conference last week...
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A few pictures from SciPy 2014. (Usual thought after a conference: must take more pictures).
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Good grief, this sounds awesome.
Over the last year I've worked with some awesome folks (+Kester Tong  +Mark Sandler, +Corinna Cortes , +Matthew Turk,  +Gideon Mann  +Arnaud Sahuguet, +Adam Berenzweig) to understand how people collaborate on data analysis and to build better tools to support them. Yesterday, with the help of +Fernando Perez and +Wes McKinney we revealed this work at PyCon APAC.

We've created an interactive, collaborative analytics tool by integrating Google Docs, Chrome, and IPython. You can open a notebook from Drive. You can share notebooks like you would share a Google Doc. You can comment and edit collaboratively, in realtime. There is zero setup, because all the computation happens in Chrome. You can even quickly and easily package your analytics pipeline into a GUI for folks that don't want to program. In effect, you can go from zero to analytics with little impedance.  

What's even better is that you can build on our work. It will all be open source on top of public Google APIs. We'll have a larger Google Research blog post about this work when we release the code and the Chrome application.
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Say hello to our new awesome book about petroleum #geoscience  — 52 essays by a diverse community of geologists and geophysicists. Between them, the 42 authors have over 850 years of experience!

52 Things You Should Know About Geology is now available for pre-order form Amazon.com. They have an amazing price right now too...

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Ernst Chladni was 'the father of acoustics', which is enough to make him a 'great geophysicist', I think... Regardless, geophysicists should know a bit about him and his experiments. He may even have discovered acoustic anisotropy [citation needed]. His wonderful graphics of his eponymous plates are enough reason on their own...
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