The Community Data Science Workshops in Spring 2015 are a series of project-based workshops being held at the University of Washington for anyone interested in learning how to use programming and data science tools to ask and answer questions about online communities like Wikipedia, Twitter, free and open source software, and civic media.
The workshops are […]
We are very pleased to announce that the eScience Institute at the University of Washington has become a partner of the Software Carpentry Foundation.
Since its creation in 2008, the eScience Institute has worked to create the intellectual and physical infrastructure needed to meet the challenges of doing science in a world where new sources of large, complex, and noisy […]
Blog post by Brittany Fiore-Silfvast
The Data Science Environment (DSE) Summit took place in beautiful Monterey, CA at the Asilomar Conference Center. The Summit brought together over a hundred participants across three universities (UW, UC Berkeley and NYU) involved in the Moore and Sloan Foundations’ Data Science Environment grant.
As a data science ethnographer, I typically take […]
from UW CSE News:
SeaFlow, a research instrument developed in the lab of UW School of Oceanography director Ginger Armbrust, analyzes 15,000 marine microorganisms per second, generating up to 15 gigabytes of data every single day of a typical multi-week-long oceanographic research cruise.
UW professor of astronomy Andy Connolly is preparing for the unveiling of the Large […]
from UW CSE News:
The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation joined last year with the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation in a process that ultimately selected the University of Washington, UC Berkeley, and New York University as partners in a 5-year, $38.7 million collaborative effort to advance data-intensive discovery.
The Moore Foundation has just announced the results of […]
Big Data is everywhere — even the skies. In an informative talk, astronomer Andrew Connolly shows how large amounts of data are being collected about our universe, recording it in its ever-changing moods. Just how do scientists capture so many images at scale? It starts with a giant telescope …
What’s The Next Window Into Our […]