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Upcoming workshops and events
Holiday hours: the Studio will be closed on Monday, May 29, in honor of Memorial Day, and will close early today, May 26, at 2:30 p.m.

The postdocs and grad students' lunch will be on Tuesday, May 30 at noon in the WRF Data Science Studio.
Eurika Kaiser will be speaking.

This week's Community Seminar will in the Physics/Astronomy Auditorium, room A110, at 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday. Dave Williams will present on "Integrated, spatial-temporal stem cell biology".

The Mozzilla Global Sprint will be held June 1 - 2. RSVP to attend the in-Studio session or participate online, to hack and help build tools for a healthy internet.

Register now for one of the remaining spots in the R session of Software Carpentry, half-days June 13 - 16 in the Studio.
Nature Neuroscience
Ben Marwick, eScience data science fellow and member of the steering committee, has co-authored a commentary piece published May 25, 2017, in Nature Neuroscience. The article "Toward standard practices for sharing computer code and programs in neuroscience" provides tools and guidelines to follow to encourage neuroscientists to practice open science. Learn more on our website and in UW Today.
In the news
Find a slide-deck co-authored by Michael Beyeler, postdoctoral fellow, Ariel Rokem, data science fellow, and others, titled "Modeling the perceptual experience of retinal prosthesis patients" on figshare.

Watch senior data science fellow Jake VanderPlas' keynote speech from PyConn 2017 on YouTube.

Brittany Fiore-Gartland, director of data science ethnography, spoke on "How to 'think like a data scientist': An ethnographic perspective on data science in academia" on a panel through the Center for Statistics and Social Sciences.

John Vidale, senior data science fellow, was quoted in Nature on the proposed budget elimination of the earthquake early-warning system on the U.S. West Coast.

Find a tutorial from Jacob Schreiber, IGERT graduate student, on "Semi-supervised learning in Pomegranate" on GitHub.

The Daily covered the work of affiliate Zoran Popovic in their feature "Video game speeds up neuroscience research".

Please submit items for the weekly newsletter to rebrooks@uw.edu by noon on Thursday for inclusion in the regular Friday mailing.

Data Science for Social Good
Rachael Dottle, a 2016 Data Science for Social Good fellow presented “A tool for estimating and visualizing poverty maps” at NetMob17 in Milan, Italy; this paper is a direct outgrowth of the team’s DSSG project. 
Hack weeks
Astro Hack Week applications are due May 31; Geohackweek apps are due Jun. 15. Both will be held in the Studio this fall.
Astronomy
The eScience Institute was referenced in Wired's article "For modern astronomers, it's learn to code or get left behind".
Postdoctoral fellow
Learn about the bumblebee research of incoming postdoctoral fellow Callin Switzer in this Gonzaga University article.
Fake news
Kate Starbird, eScience affiliate, was interviewed in Motherboard's article "Liberals and conservatives are falling for false flag conspiracy theories".
AWS
Receive $100 in AWS Promotional Credit for completing a Cloud Career Pathway by June 30.
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