Years ago, I lost my temper while arguing with my brother, and said, "Jeff, I could teach you everything I know and you'd still be an idiot." Please keep that in mind as you read this site.

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Close Enough Redux

Back in October, we explained why we don't teach testing in Software Carpentry workshops. In response, Ian Hawke has put together a really nice ...
April 17, 2015

Publishing Our Lessons

Digital Object Identifiers (DOIs) are one of the building blocks of academic bibliography systems. It's now possible to get a DOI for a GitHub repos...
April 17, 2015

The Future Then and Now

Jon Udell's Internet Groupware for Scientific Collaboration taught me how to think about the web. He started work on an update a couple of months ag...
April 13, 2015