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Recent posts

A Modest Proposal

Here's an idea: when conferences and journals send CS research papers out to academics for peer review of content, they should also send them to a cou...
November 16, 2013

Citing Us In Your CV

People volunteer to teach Software Carpentry bootcamps for many reasons. We're always grateful that they do, and would like them to get all the cred...
November 16, 2013

Creating a Forum

Every few months, someone asks why we don't have some kind of forum or bulletin board for Software Carpentry. The answer is that we've tried setting o...
November 16, 2013

Instructor Training in Three Days

Update: see this post for information on registration. We are pleased to announce that we will be running a live version of our online instructo...
November 16, 2013

Data Science Centers at UCB, UW, and NYU

Yesterday, the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation and the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation (who are Software Carpentry's main backer) announced $37.8M ...
November 13, 2013