Tagged: testing

Give your two cents on electric vehicles in NZ - misc.ience

Aimee Whitcroft Sep 12, 2012

No doubt, some of you care (in some way or other) about electric cars, the technol9ogy on which they’re built, their useage and their future.   If one of those people is you, you could do worse than hieing* yourself over to the brand new – as in started yesterday – EV Supporters community. So [...] … Read More

Putting government policy on trial - Code for life

Grant Jacobs Aug 31, 2012

Ben Goldacre, author of Bad Science, is one of several authors of a British cabinet paper examining the concept of putting government policy to random controlled trials - similar to the way that medical treatments are tested. You can read his introduction on badscience.net and their cabinet paper, Test, Learn, Adapt: Developing Public Policy with Randomised Controlled … Read More

Literate and test-driven programming (in bioinformatics) - Code for life

Grant Jacobs Jun 01, 2011

PROGRAMMING and BIOINFORMATICS: Literate and test-driven development, especially for data-processing projects. One of my concerns about bioinformatics (or computational biology) is the quality of the software efforts. As encouragement for thought on this, I’ve outlined below an approach I take for many of my projects. [caption id="attachment_1045" align="alignleft" width="350" caption=""Code Monkey" … Read More