Pauli Virtanen and myself have finally finished transfering the numpy documentation editor to http://docs.scipy.org. The documentation editor is a project that has been mainly championed by Pauli. It allows you to edit in a wiki-like fashion the documentation for numpy, including the docstring. The changes are reviewed by editors, and eventually merged in the numpy [...]
Archive for October, 2008
Greg Wilson and Co are performing a survey of how scientists are using their computers. As his blog is on Planet Python, but not on Planet SciPy, I am echoing his message here. Please do participate, such data is important to improve how software is built for scientists, but also how our management understands our [...]
David just blogged a link to an article about careers in higher education. I thought the paragraph on the French system was so much to the point that I would like to quote it entirely here:
In France, the access to a first permanent position as maître de conférences occurs rather early compared with other countries [...]
This summer has been hectic (life is hectic anyhow!). As I was switching fields from physics to neuro-imaging, I took the chance to travel to the US and to spend the summer doing Python-related stuff.
Austin - Enthought
I spent most of my time this summer at Enthought, in Austin, Texas. Actually it was the Enthought guys [...]