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NSF’s Seidel: ‘Software is the Modern Language of Science’

Aug 9, 2011 |

Edward Seidel, the former director of the NSF’s Office of Cyberinfrastructure, told attendees at TeraGrid ’11 that after more than four centuries of science being conducted at a painstakingly slow pace, today’s communications technologies and scientific advances are forcing a dramatic change — and acceleration — in all areas of science. At the heart of this change will be software.