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Hi, I'm VanessaSaurus, a Software Engineer.
Building tools, containers, and cloudy things, with a penchant for Python and parsnips. -- about me


The Software Checklist I’m working on developing Research Software Engineering Services to drive initiative to support Research Software Engineers at Stanford, and what would the effort be without having a little fun? Since learning about the value of checklists and being tickled by... Read more

Remote First Conferences Let’s talk about conferences. When you are new as a graduate student or software engineer in training, you get the idea that conferences are the bees knees. To be able to attend one, and afford the costs of registration, and... Read more

The Research Software Engineer Phenotype In a Nutshell If you don’t have time to read the below: Generate your phenotype here. We want to know how you define your craft so we can best support your goals. Share your phenotype image on GitHub here Post... Read more

The Story of the Research Software Engineer Have you heard of an RSE? It means Research Software Engineer. You might need us for help with reproducible and sustainable research, but guess what? We need you too. This post tells the story of the Research Software Engineer. If... Read more