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Recent posts

Wrong Is Useful: Lessons as Packages

"What would Greg do? [pause] OK, now that we've ruled that out..." — overheard I wrote a post last July about using package managers li...
February 27, 2015

Improving Instruction

It's been quite a year for Software Carpentry instructor training: we had a great session at UC Davis (see also this excellent post from Rayna Harri...
February 27, 2015

NeSI Becomes Software Carpentry Affiliate

We are very pleased to announce that New Zealand eScience Infrastructure (NeSI) has become an affiliate member of the Software Carpentry Foundation. ...
February 12, 2015