In this latest Code For Thought episode, SSI Fellow Peter Schmidt meets with Morane Gruenpeter and Benoît Chauvet from Software Heritage. Software Heritage aims to help preserve and archive software, not only for research but also for the private sector.
Cloud-SPAN will host a free course on metagenomics from Monday 6, until Friday 24 November 2023. The course is aimed at environmental scientists who would like to use high performance computing for metagenomics analysis or anyone interested in metagenomics. No previous experience of the command line or HPC is required.
Despite the fact that Fortran has been around since the 1950s, it remains a very relevant programming language today and has an active community of keen engineers. In this latest episode of Code For Thought SSI Fellow Peter Schmidt discusses the origins of Fortran, how to deal with legacy (Fortran 77), how the language evolved and the modern day use cases of Fortran. In the course of the episode, you'll hear from Thomas Clune (NASA, US), Wim Vanderbauwhede (Uni. Glasgow, UK), Milan Curcic (Uni. of Miami, US) and Ondrej Certik (GSI Technologies, US).
The deadline to submit your application to join the 2023 cohort of the rOpenSci Champions Program is Monday 4 September.