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Recent posts

Teaching Biocomputing at UT

Becca Tarvin has just posted an article about her experiences teaching biocomputing at the University of Texas. Like last month's report on teachi...
June 03, 2015

A Few Articles on Education

Over the past year, I've come to realize that Software Carpentry will only work if knowledge flows in several directions. Scientists need to learn a...
May 25, 2015

ICSE 2015

I have just posted titles and abstracts from my favorite 24 papers from ICSE 2015 on the Software Carpentry blog. As I say there, just over half...
May 24, 2015

ICSE 2015

Back when I was still trying to do science myself, my field of study was software engineering. The International Conference on Software Engineering is...
May 24, 2015

Coding for Librarians

Andromeda Yelton (who has featured in this blog before) has written a set of six articles for Library Technology Reports titled Coding for Librari...
May 22, 2015