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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Thanks from Woods Hole

We ran a bootcamp last week at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute. It seems to have gone well: I just want to say that Will and Ross are rock stars....
November 17, 2013

Workshop at SIGCSE 2014

We are very pleased to announce that Fernando Pérez, Peter Norvig, and Greg Wilson will be running a three-hour workshop on teaching with t...
November 16, 2013

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