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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

Women in Tech Workshop at PyData NYC

Software Carpentry has always focused on scientists at the graduate level and above, but getting people into the pipeline is even more important as gett...
November 13, 2013

Three Old Men Drinking Tea

Years ago, a friend took me to see an exhibit of Chinese paintings in Edinburgh. I liked one so much that I picked up a print (which I have long sin...
November 10, 2013

Software Carpentry’s Scope

To help people figure out what's in and what out as we're reorganizing our material, I've drafted an explicit description of our scope inspired in p...
November 02, 2013