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.

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Why This Is Hard (Part Deux)

I pointed a grad student at the IPython tutorial and made some notes as she started to work through it. (She has used the vanilla Python interpreter before, ...
October 27, 2012

Two Self-Assessments

A recurring problem with our workshops is the diversity of learners' backgrounds. Below are the results of two pre-workshop self-assessments (on different gr...
October 26, 2012