recology
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At rOpenSci we’ve been working on an R package (geojsonio) to make converting R data in various formats to geoJSON and topoJSON, and vice versa. We hope to do this one job very well, and handle all...

GitHub has this site https://gist.github.com/ in which we can share code, text, images, maps, plots, etc super easily, without having to open up a repo, etc. GitHub gists are a great way to throw u...

I’ve been working on a Python port of the R package taxize that I maintain. It’s still early days with this Python library, I’d love to know what people think. For example, I’m giving back Pandas D...

I was in San Francisco last week for an altmetrics conference at PLOS. While there, I visited the Asian Art Museum, just the Roads of Arabia exhibition. It was a great exhibit. While I was looking...

The Lagotto application is a Rails app that collects and serves up via RESTful API article level metrics data for research objects. So far, this application has only been applied to scholarly artic...