Twitter has created “Twitter data for academic research”, a resource that provides academics with access to developer accounts, APIs, data integration, analysis, and visualization as well as infrastructure and hosting.
A research team at Ohio State has created an open-source data management system called Core Scientific Data Model that is designed to simplify sharing complex research data. The system’s flexible file format and data model allow researchers to circumvent barriers to sharing data like defunct/proprietary software or large file sizes without compromising the data structure or losing metadata. They have made the code freely available on the web.
UW Madison’s DoIT Office provides 5 vital tips for maintaining security on your phone and protecting you and your data from threats such as malware and viruses.
Researchers at UW Madison have developed a tool they call HiC-Reg that can cheaply and efficiently model the three dimensional interaction between human cells and chromosomes. HiC-Reg was primarily developed by UW Madison researcher Sushmita Roy and graduate student Shilu Zhang and has been made freely available to other researchers.