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

Updating Our Reading List

We're planning to launch an update to this web site in the next few days, and as part of that, we're revisiting some of our content. For example, we'd like t...
November 17, 2012

Who Wants To Write a Little Code?

We have always steered away from building libraries to use in teaching—we want to show people the "real" stuff, and we can't afford to maintain things....
November 16, 2012

This Is What We Do

Day 1 of the workshop at the Scripps Institute: a room full of biologists learning how to do better science faster by building things the right way.
November 15, 2012


Via Sylwester Arabas (one of the organizers): A day-long session ("devroom") on Free/Libre and Open Source Software (FLOSS) for scientists will be held duri...
November 14, 2012