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Out of the coding comfort zone

Between R, Python, Matlab and Julia and many others, which language should you use for scientific computing? Most grad students i met have learnt only one. Electrical engineer show up with Matlab. Psychologists are keen on R and sometimes Python. Neuroscientists are a little bit more variable. Only computer scientists had in my experience a… Read more »

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Some Thoughts on Code Quality in Academia

I work in a neuroscience lab. Yet, during most day hours (and some night hours), I sit in front of a computer and write code. I guess you could group this code in three domains: Study Preparation This can be workspace definitions, protocols and scripts to run experiments, or low-level code to interface measurement devices…. Read more »