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I should have thought of it earlier: In a day and age when we are increasingly reading scientific literature on computer screens, why is it that we limit our peer-reviewed data representation to st...

Many ecologists are R users, but we vary in our understanding of the math and statistical theory behind models we use. There is no clear consensus on what should be the basic mathematical training ...

So Flora of North America is an awesome collection of taxonomic information for plants across the continent. However, the information within is not easily machine readable. So, a little web scrap...

Described in a new Methods in Ecology and Evolution paper here, a new R package RNetLogo allows you to use NetLogo from R. NetLogo is software is a “multi-agent programmable modeling environment”....

This post is only tangentially about open science. It is more directly about the process of peer review and how it might be improved. I am working on a follow-up post about how these points can b...