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Open Access Button Hackathon is Sept 7-8

Millions of people a day are denied access to the research they both need and paid for because of paywalls. It doesn't have to be like this, but we need...
August 30, 2013

Jonathan Dursi Joins Compute Canada

Jonathan Dursi, a long-time supporter of Software Carpentry and one of our first instructors, has been named Interim Chief Technology Officer for ...
August 30, 2013

Why Open Access?

Mark Guzdial's group at Georgia Tech does world-class work on how to teach programming: over half of the links in the recommended reading for our in...
August 25, 2013

Instructor Training Statistics

We started running an online training course for Software Carpentry instructors last fall. It's been going pretty well: 72 people signed up...
August 23, 2013