Everyone at the Software Sustainability Institute wishes our friends and colleagues all the best for the holiday season.
By Edward Fisher, Agile Tomography Group, School of Engineering, University of Edinburgh, and Software Sustainability Institute fellow
By Simon Hettrick, Deputy Director.
During an in-depth discussion about the Institute, Mike Jackson (our Software Architect) summarised our raison d'être by saying "Better software, better research". A simple four-word phrase that perfectly describes the Institute's philosophy. Until that date, no one was aware of Mike's gift for poetry.
Of course, such a snappy phrase had to be emblazoned on a T-shirt. But it wasn't until we started wearing the T-shirts that we discovered that Better Software, Better Research chimed with a lot of people in the research community,…