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Thence Flash, Thither UW

June 2, 2013 by


Life Update I am not really sure where to post this, so I have decided that inSCIght is as good a place as any. Due to our current funding round coming up during the sequester,  the Flash Center is currently scaling back to focus on its core mission.  So my job as a Research Scientist at […]

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February 16, 2012 by


Happy Birthday inSCIght!  A huge thanks to all of our moderators, hosts, guests, friends, and colleagues who have helped define the podcast & scientific computing in the past year.  And of course, thanks to you – the stalwart listener – who has borne with us and given us a reason to continue producing shows.  Here […]

Research Works Act

February 5, 2012 by


Related to a post from last week about a petition against Elsevier, the U.S. Congress House of Representatives has put forth HR 3699 – the Research Works Act (RWA).  The innocuous name belies the insidious intent.  This bill would severely limit the flow of scientific and technical over the internet if it was in any way associated […]

SciPy 2011 recap episode coming soon!

July 21, 2011 by


Dear neglected inSCIght subscribers, I have the pleasure of announcing that the long wait is almost over! Episode 18 is “dans la boîte”, as we say in French; in the box, recorded, edited and all dressed up for the party. This episode has a long, painful and storied history. This will be detailed in its […]

More episodes on their way…

June 17, 2011 by


Hi faithful InSCIght subscribers, Just wanted to drop a line that in spite of technical difficulties, we will have an episode coming out for this week. In the meantime, please entertain yourself with this fantastic README written by our own panelist, Geraldine.

Open Hardware Summit 2011 – Call for Submissions

June 6, 2011 by


The following part of the call for submissions for the 2011 Open Hardware Summit 2011 in NYC!  You can find the original post here.  Open Hardware and Conference Chairs Alicia Gibb and Ayah Bdeir were featured on inSCIght Episode 9. The Open Hardware Summit (OHS) invites submissions for the second annual summit, to be held […]

Apps for Science (Episode 12 erratum)

May 22, 2011 by


Have you hugged a scientist today? If not, here’s a way to make up for it. Go sign up now to compete in scientific publisher Elsevier’s Apps for Science contest on It’s a great opportunity to make life a little easier for research scientists and win yourself some profit too. What’s that? You’re concerned […]