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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Enrolment Figures (Fall 2013)

Our total enrolment (or enrollment, if you're American) continues to grow steadily: if we stay on the curve below, we'll have our four thousandth learner by ...
October 09, 2013

Assuming the Problem

Gizmodo ran a piece recently titled What Happens When Cities Fall Apart? about the work of David Kilcullen, an Australian military theorist who beli...
October 08, 2013

Our Biggest Bootcamp Ever at PyCon 2014

Thanks to the generous support of the Python Software Foundation, we will be running our biggest bootcamp ever in conjunction with PyCon 2014 in Mon...
October 04, 2013

October 2013 Lab Meeting

25 people attended our monthly (ish) online lab meeting yesterday, during which we announced and discussed a wide variety of topics. The detailed summ...
October 04, 2013

The Future: Today

Two papers appeared on my radar this week that give a taste of the kind of science we want everyone to be able to do in five years' time. The first, ...
September 27, 2013