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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Stray Thoughts

My friend Bob told me a story once. He spent a winter in a cabin outside Whitehorse with only a dog for company. When the thaw finally came, he and ...
September 15, 2014

September 2014 Lab Meeting

After taking a break in July for our sprint, and in August because people were on holiday, doing fieldwork, or both, we will resume our monthly online...
September 12, 2014

Videos from Stanford

Stanford University has posted videos from the Software Carpentry workshop held there in August featuring Azalee Bostroem, Chris Lonnen, Dani Traphagen,...
September 12, 2014

What Sciences Are There?

The Software Carpentry pre-assessment questionnaire for bootcamp participants ask them to tell us what field they're in. The options we give them are ...
September 11, 2014

Please Help Trans Tech

Naomi Ceder's talk at PyCon 2014 about her transition from male to female was the highlight of the conference for a lot of people. She recently post...
September 10, 2014