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

Badges (Mark 1)

One of our key deliverables for the Sloan Foundation-funded work is a badging program built on top of Mozilla's Open Badges Initiative. Riffing on our new lo...
February 21, 2012

Assessment Redux

The single biggest challenge Software Carpentry faces right now is how to tell what impact it's having. This is only partly to satisfy funders—as I sai...
February 21, 2012

A Flash (well, MP4) from the Past

In July 2009, we held a one-day symposium on open science at the University of Toronto. I recently uploaded video from those talks to YouTube; the audio is a...
February 19, 2012

How They See Us, Part N

This week's Ed-Tech Podcast from Steve Hargadon and Audrey Watters discusses Software Carpentry a bit around the 23:00 mark [1]. In answer to Hargadon's poin...
February 16, 2012