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

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

Alternative Teaching Models

Our two-day bootcamps are working well, but that doesn't mean they're the best—or only—way to teach basic computing skills to scientists. We've ...
March 01, 2013

Congratulations to Christian Muise

U of Toronto PhD student Christian Muise created an application that was selected as a winner of Google's Places API Challenge. The competition brought toget...
February 15, 2013