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Recent posts

Snowstorms and Blackouts in Virginia

Despite inclement weather, last week's bootcamp at the University of Virginia went well. According to Steve Crouch, 33 researchers spent two days learning so...
March 15, 2013

A New Testing Framework for MATLAB

Steve Eddins just announced a new unit testing framework for MATLAB. Based in part on lessons learned from his earlier mUnit framework, it has everything yo...
March 12, 2013

Halving Fail Rates using Peer Instruction

Leo Porter, Cynthia Bailey-Lee, and Beth Simon: "Halving Fail Rates using Peer Instruction: A Study of Four Computer Science Courses". Proc. SIGCSE 2013. Pee...
March 08, 2013

First Round at Lawrence Berkeley

We just wrapped up a two-day workshop at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, and another is due to start tomorrow. Here's what worked and what didn't...
March 05, 2013

Washington Went Well

Last week, we put on the largest Software Carpentry bootcamp ever at the University of Washington: three rooms, six instructors, ten helpers, and 93 students...
March 01, 2013