Mailing List CNI-ANNOUNCE@cni.org Message #113067
From: Clifford Lynch <cliff@cni.org>
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Subject: 2020 Science -- Microsoft Report and Nature Issue
Date: Wed, 22 Mar 2006 12:00:00 -0500
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Microsoft Research has issued a report on the practice of science in 2020 that emphasizes the growing role of information technology, e-science and related developments. You can find information about the report here

http://research.microsoft.com/towards2020science/background_overview.htm

and the report itself is available for downloading here

http://research.microsoft.com/towards2020science/downloads.htm

In conjunction with this, the journal Nature has done a special issue on computing and science in 2020; all the articles in this appear to be open access, and the table of contents can be found here:

http://www.nature.com/nature/focus/futurecomputing/index.html



Much good reading here. Don't miss the Nature piece by Alex Szalay and Jim Gray.




Clifford Lynch
Director, CNI



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