For those of us whose invitations to Sci Foo were lost in the mail, here's a way to catch up on the "unconference" put on by Nature Publishing Group, Google, and O'Reilly Media earlier this month. Nature has put up a page linking to YouTube videos, blog posts, and other websites relating to the meeting. Videos include Michael Nielsen on open-source science and Victoria Stodden discussing a license for scientific research covering data and publication.

 

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