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By Mike Jackson, Software Architect.

LabBook is a mobile app and online service to securely record and share experimental notes. LabBook's developers - Mark Woodbridge, Geraint Barton and Derek Huntley of Imperial College London's Bioinformatics Support Service - asked us for consultancy as part of our open call. I've been working with them to provide advice on the LabBook software, how it is developed, and how it can be moved towards an open source product.

Last week, I attended presentations by students on the Royal College of Art's Information Experience Design masters…

By Dr Martyn Dade-Robertson, Director of Masters in Design and Emergence, School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape, University of Newcastle.

This article is part of our series, a day in the software life, in which we ask researchers from all disciplines to discuss the tools that make their research possible.

If Google were an artist, what would it paint? Perhaps it would be a vast landscape of connections, a world of “lines of light ranged in the nonspace of the mind, clusters and constellations of data. Like city lights, receding” as William Gibson put it.…

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