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Designing a Public Square for Research Computing

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Science Translational Medicine  29 Aug 2012:
Vol. 4, Issue 149, pp. 149fs32
DOI: 10.1126/scitranslmed.3004032


  • Fig. 1. Negotiating the Tower of Babel.

    The climbing volume of research data and multiple computing languages make data sharing difficult. Shared vocabularies, models for research-data exchange, and computer applications are needed to overcome communication challenges.

    CREDIT: “confusion of tongues”/Gustave DorÉ

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