In an alternate reality I am sure I would be a librarian.
With ongoing linkrot and degradation of old Internet content, in particular reference rot from academic literature, it can be hard to find digital content even from as recently as 10 years ago.
It follows that academics now should be their own library curator, to preserve their own outputs and reference materials.
In this section I catalogue some of the content and software I have rescued, archived or rediscovered.
Where textual content is made available from this website they are redistributed under an Open Access license such as Creative Commons, in other cases I refer to Zenodo, Internet Archive and institutional repositories.
Wf4Ever project Wf4Ever was a research object funded by EU Framework 7 to investigate how scientific workflows and their data could be better preserved for reproducibility, reuse and resiliance against workflow decay. For instance, a particular computational analysis may require certain software preinstalled, and rely on web services and databases on the network. The workflow is also executed in a particular workflow engine, possibly using plugins or additional shims for data conversations etc. …