Richard Piper

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Ten simple rules for collaboratively writing a multi-authored paper

Twelve researchers provide ten tips for collaboratively writing a multi-authored paper (1). They provide a structured approach to building a successful collaborative team. Their advice ranges from an approach to team selection to the use of appropriate digital tools. Frassl, Marieke A. et al. “Ten Simple Rules for Collaboratively Writing a Multi-Authored Paper.” PLoS computational …

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ResBaz 2018

ResBaz ResBaz (1) is an annual worldwide event. It is held in multiple cities in the world. This year in Sydney, it was held at the Macquarie University. The two main streams were data analysis using Python and R, two of the most popular computer languages used for this purpose (2). (1) Research Bazaar. (2018, …

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ResBas

Day one of ResBas at the Macquarie University.

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Inverness circa 1786

Nature Is Part of the Therapy

“In the 1908s, Roger Ulrich discovered hospital patients recover faster and request less pain medication when they have views of nature. Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, built on a former brownfield in Charleston’s Navy Yard, and MGH’s Yawkey Outpatient Center, both in Boston, seem to be guided by this essential finding. At Spaulding, patients recovering from traumatic …

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Bitcoin

While the age of using your own computer to mine Bitcoin during spare CPU cycles has long passed, average folks aren’t entirely shut out of the cryptocurrency game yet. Luckily, Bitcoin isn’t the only game in town anymore, and with GPUs coming down in price it’s possible to build a mining rig for other currencies […] …

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Inverness

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