I wrote an article for the
March 2011 Edition of IEEE GOLDRush magazine.

(Hosted locally for redundancy)

A short summary of the article is:

“Sharing and dissemination of ideas throughout a research field is absolutely critical. Recently, algorithms have become quite complex and ideas are tightly coupled to their implementations. The ability to share and obtain these implementations easily is crucial to the future success of
many fields. My message is easily summarized – doing your part to enable the maximum potential of future research is as easy as sharing your code.”