The Software Sustainability Institute is hiring!
The Institute is looking for a Communications Officer and a Project Manager to help it deliver its tagline of “better software, better research”.
With All Hallows Eve upon us once more, as the souls of the dead come to haunt us, it’s time to recount terrifying tales and scary stories… about software. You might think that research software is safe from such gruesome goings-on but you would be wrong, for there are many undead projects out to devour us.
By Neil Chue Hong, founding Director and Principal Investigator of the Software Sustainability Institute
Why do open source research software projects appear to have a low rate of success? Is it because we lack appropriate models for sustaining research software development or is it because the community isn’t seeing the results?
The inaugural Open Publishing Awards celebrate all things Open in publishing, and are being implemented by Coko. Nominations are currently being sought in two categories: Open Source Software and Open Content.
Last call for papers - deadline 16 August!
The Software Sustainability Institute is co-organising a workshop on Software Engineering for HPC-Enabled Research at Supercomputing 2019 in Denver.
By Daniel S. Katz, Daina Bouquin and Neil Chue Hong.
This blog post was originally published in Daniel S. Katz's blog.
Identification of software is essential to a number of important issues, such as citation, provenance, and reproducibility. Here, we are focusing on issues related to citation. Identification can be thought of as a subset of naming. Some important questions are therefore: How do we name things? How do we know how things are named? And who gets to name things?