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Markdown for Science

Stian Håklev and Martin Fenner

Saturday, June 8, 2013 from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM (PDT)

San Francisco, CA

Markdown for Science

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Stian Håklev ‏@houshuang 20 Mar: Hackfest to create tools/workflows/documentation on using Scholarly Markdown+Git for academic authoring/collab #1k #btpdf2 @CameronNeylon

Please join us for a full day of presentations, discussions and coding around Markdown for scholarly content. Some of the potential outcomes of the workshop include:

  • notes from discussion about the suitability of Markdown for scientific authoring (different stages, disciplines, etc)
  • comprehensive list of tools/initiatives
  • notes from discussion about collaboration/synergy between tools
  • list of interesting examples/showcase (GH repositories etc)
  • list of "barriers", "obstacles" etc
  • notes from discussion about way forward, applying for grants, etc

The event is supported by a 1K Force11 Challenge prize.

Please add your background and ideas to the wiki. And please contact the organizers @houshuang and @mfenner if you want to give a presentation or demo.

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Public Library of Science (PLOS)
1160 Battery Street
San Francisco, CA 94111

Saturday, June 8, 2013 from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM (PDT)

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