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.

Recent posts

Offering a New Order

Every movement that seeks to change society faces two great tasks. The first is to discredit the old order. The second is to offer a new one. Without the...
August 12, 2013


After repeated hackage (and half-hearted tech support from Dreamhost, which seems to have lost all interest in its customers), I've rebooted this blog using ...
July 28, 2013

Report on the Indiana Bootcamp

Mike Hansen, Jeff Shelton, and Aleksandra Pawlik posted a summary of their recent bootcamp at Indiana University on the Software Sustainability ...
July 26, 2013

Miscellaneous Videos

People have been talking about Software Carpentry in a bunch of different venues recently. Katy Huff and Matt Davis did a tutorial at SciPy'13 that was ...
July 20, 2013