Phyloinformatics hackathon press

“Mix together a couple of dozen computer programmers with a common set of goals, lots of coffee, and stir for a week. That’s the recipe for the Phyloinformatics Hackathon being held this week at the National Evolutionary Synthesis Center (NESCent). The word “hackathon” may sound sinister to some people, but in fact these hackers are not breaking into any bank accounts. They have converged on Durham for five days to collaboratively write software that will be used every day by thousands of scientists around the world.”

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