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Seismology

Interview

Git or Perish: First commit

Git or Perish: First commit

Maria, a member of our ECS team, recently interviewed Dr Eric Daub from The Alan Turing Institute, London, UK. Here the Seismology ECS Team wants to know how we can do code better. Together. This is the first interview with software engineers explaining the importance of good practices in software development. Dr Eric Daub received his PhD from the University of California, Santa Barbara, in compu ...[Read More]

Seismology throughout the years: from blown pre-amplifiers to the internet of things — a technician’s view on seismology

Seismology throughout the years: from blown pre-amplifiers to the internet of things — a technician’s view on seismology

An interview with Arie van Wettum In many universities, students and staff will go out into the field to deploy seismometers, collect data, and service instruments. Students get a sense of the area their data is coming from, the difficulties that are involved with deploying and recording data, and although inexperienced at the beginning, they are a relatively low-cost way of getting equipment out. ...[Read More]

What’s it like to be black in academia?

What’s it like to be black in academia?

Maria, a member of our ECS team, recently interviewed Professor Christopher Jackson from Imperial College, London, UK. The idea of this interview arose after protests swept across the US, triggered by the murder of George Floyd. Resurfacing the recurring and unsolved issue of racial biases, these protests highlighted that fact that racial inequality is not only present in everyday life, but that i ...[Read More]