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How Do Scientists Really Use Computers?


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"As for what occupied the most of our respondents’ time, coding and debugging took first place."

This doesn't seem typical for any-given-average scientist! Surely: checking email, writing papers in Word, analysing data in Excel, and doing domain-specific stuff like working with the control software for their instruments?

posted by Andrew Clegg
August 11, 2009

 

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