Monthly Archives: November 2015


Jake VanderPlas: Mr. Most Insightful

Jake VanderPlas is one of five winners of the 2015 Pronto Data Challenge.
November 20th, 2015|Categories: News|

What It Means To Be A Smart City

Recently, Seattle Channel paid a visit to the eScience Institute to discuss our involvement in the Smart Cities Initiative.
November 18th, 2015|Categories: News|

Ben Marwick On How Computers Broke Science

eScience Data Science Fellow Ben Marwick, who is also Associate Professor of Archaeology at University of Washington, has an article published today in The Conversation about the problem that computers pose to reproducibility in science.

“For most of the history of science, researchers have reported their methods in a way that enabled independent reproduction of their […]

November 9th, 2015|Categories: News|

UW to Help Lead NSF “Big Data Brain Trust”

The eScience Institute is pleased to announce our participation with University of Washington as one of three West Coast co-leads selected by the National Science Foundation as part of four Big Data Regional Innovation Hubs the NSF is establishing around the country.

The BDRI Hubs program stems from the 2012 White House National Big Data Research […]

November 2nd, 2015|Categories: News|