Inspired by the discussion around fake news on Facebook, I want to explore what it means to be an ethical programmer. The tools and interfaces we create have a huge effect on our society. From designing logic with an ethical compass to current con... Read more
This past year, I've been testing out ways to bring more open source to the academic research space. It hasn't been easy -- the research world is full of competition, private data and a cutthroat need to publish. However, we found some open source... Read more
I've spent the past 6 years using the web to help researchers do science. The thing about the web is, it's open to everyone! While making tools to help scientists, we've coincidentally given anyone the power to access and analyze the same datasets... Read more
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Hi, I'm Abby Mayes (née Cabunoc), lead developer for the Mozilla Science Lab. I want to use the web to help more science forward. I build tools for and with the research community while engaging and helping scientists leverage the open web. Prior to joining Mozilla, I worked as a bioinformatics software developer at the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research where I lead development on tools helping researchers study C. elegans and related nematodes. With my background bridging the gap between science and t