Monthly Archives: August 2014

Google Docs for Scientists

Science is inherently a collaborative effort, and at least once a month I encounter someone who mentions in passing some trial or tribulation they had when sharing documents.  The story usually goes like this… We were working on a presentation/paper … Continue reading

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Google+ For Scientists

Recently, I’ve been thinking about the role that social media plays in science. And while friends are fond of pointing out that I’ve drunk the Kool-Aid, colleagues at various labs usually shoot me a quizzical look when I bring up … Continue reading

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What Grails 3 Brings To The Research Informatics Lab

In my previous post, I talked about the current state of the Grails platform and what it brings to the Research Informatics environment.  In this post, I’ll discuss some of the features in the upcoming Grails 3 release, and the potential impact … Continue reading

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Why Grails Makes Sense in Research Informatics

During our last San Diego Informatics Forum lunch meeting, we had an interesting discussion about the JavaScript frameworks that we use.  During the course of the discussion, we drifted into the topic of the development stacks that we use — … Continue reading

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