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A Primer on Scientific Programming with Python, an interview with author Hans Petter Langtangen

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We share with you and interview with scientist, professor and author Hans Petter Langtangen about his well known book A Primer on Scientific Programming with Python. We delve into the story behind the book, future plans and, as always, the importance of free/libre software in science.

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Analysis of Questionnaire Data with R, an interview with author Bruno Falissard

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Today we share with you an interview with Bruno Falissard author of the book Analysis of Questionnaire Data with R. Bruno is a psychiatrist with other books in his portfolio. This is his first English and R related book. Enjoy the interview!

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Interview with Ivan Idris author of NumPy 1.5 Beginner’s Guide

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Today’s interview is with Ivan Idris, author of NumPy 1.5 Beginner’s Guide a book for developers or scientists with a little Python experience and wanting to test NumPy’s capabilities. We talk about the book, how it came to be and the experience writing it. Enjoy!

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Interview: Computational astrophysics with the yt project

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This time we have for you an interview with Britton Smith and Matthew Turk, lead developers of the yt Project, a toolkit that offers a common language for developing astrophysical simulations and analysis tools. Astronomy professionals and amateurs will find this interview fascinating. Enjoy!

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Doing geospatial business with FLOSS: An Interview with CartoDB

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This week we have for you an interview with Simon Tokumine and Javier de la Torre from CartoDB, an open source geospatial cloud database with a business model. Enjoy the interview!

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Euler Math Toolbox: An interview with René Grothmann

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Today we share with you an interview with René Grothmann, the developer of the Euler Math Toolbox a software environment for interactive numerical computations. Euler is similar to FreeMat or MatLab, but it has its own take on how to do things. One interesting feature is that it creates 3D stereograms that require 3D glasses.

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FLOSS for Neuroscience: An interview with the NeuroDebian team

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This time we bring you an interview with Michael Hanke and Yaroslav O. Halchenko, leaders of the NeuroDebian project. NeuroDebian is a turnkey platform (using Debian as its foundation) that offers a huge bundle of FLOSS software for neuroscientists. Enjoy the interview!

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FLOSS for Science Books October 2011

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A list of FLOSS for science related books released during the month of October 2011.

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Matrix Algebra on GPU: An interview with MAGMA lead developers

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In this Floss4Science interview we bring you the leaders of the MAGMA (Matrix Algebra on GPU and Multicore Architectures) project: Jack Dongarra and Stanimire (Stan) Tomov. MAGMA is a set of linear algebra libraries with a strong relationship to the venerable LAPACK and ScaLAPACK libraries.

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Interview: Eagle Genomics, open source solution provider for genome content management

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This week we have an interview with Richard Holland, Chief Business Officer and Co-Founder of Eagle Genomics a bioinformatics company that leverages scientific open source software to support its business model. Enjoy the interview!

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Making robots with open source: An interview with Steve Cousins, CEO Willow Garage

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This week’s FLOSS4Science interview is with Steve Cousins, President and CEO of Willow Garage, creators of the PR2 robot and the TurtleBot, both based on the open source ROS (Robot Operating System) platform. Roboticists, enjoy the interview!

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Interview: Alan W. Irwin, developer of Time Ephemerides

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This week we interviewed Alan Irwin, the current developer of the Time Ephemerides project, a software and data bundle used to make time corrections in astronomical observations from the Earth’s view point. This is hardcore Astronomy friends! Enjoy the interview!

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Linux on Vietnam Airlines

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A photo sent from a friend showing an embedded Linux entertainment system on Vietnam Airlines.

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ESA Summer of Code in Space 2011

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European Space Agency's Summer of Code in Space (SOCIS) is a pilot program that offers student developers stipends to write code for space-related open source software projects. Through SOCIS, accepted student applicants are paired with a mentor or mentors from the participating projects, thus gaining exposure to real-world software development scenarios.

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Parabola GNU / Linux-libre 2.6.38.6

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Parabola GNU / Linux-libre has just release it's last version with a Linux-Libre Kernel 2.6.38.6. This 100% Free distro is based on a KISS principle (Keep It Simple Stupid) same principle that you can find in Aerospace Aeronautic. All seems to show that the minimalism + the fully free software side of this distro have build here one of the most secured fully free distro!

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