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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.

Recent posts

UCOSP as a Model

Software Carpentry's two-day workshops are just one of many ways to teach people practical skills. Term-long group projects are another model that I'm v...
September 28, 2014

September 2014 Lab Meeting Report

After a two-month break for a sprint and some holidays, we held another monthly lab meeting this week. About 50 people showed up to talk about issues ...
September 26, 2014

A Proposal for Topic Maintainers

I can lift ten pounds. I can even still lift a hundred pounds, though my back won't thank me, but I can't lift a thousand pounds. Similarly, while...
September 18, 2014

Interim Board Meeting: Sep 16, 2014

Software Carpentry Foundation Interim Board Meeting: Sep 16, 2014 Attending NCH: Neil Chue Hong (Software Sustainability Institute) - chair GW: Greg Wilson ...
September 16, 2014

Mentioned in the Paris Review

Blake Winton pointed me at this article by Vikram Chandra in the Paris Review titled "The Beauty of Code". It opens with a hairball of a dependency ...
September 16, 2014