rOpenSci | Rectifying Hand-Drawn Marks on Maps With the mapscanner Package

It is sometimes easy in the midst of the cutting-edge world of unique software development that is rOpenSci to forget that even though our software might be freely available from anywhere in the world, access to adequate hardware is often restricted. Restricted access to hardware is rarely acknowledged as a reason for differing outcomes from the practice of science in different parts of the world, yet being in a part of the world that is relatively less financially advantaged must translate to being relatively less able to take advantage of the abilities of computer hardware.

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