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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Leadership Training for Open Science

Many people in various open science communities have technical skills and good intentions, but no experience engineering structural change in organizations. ...
January 10, 2019

Not on the Shelves (2019 Edition)

I made progress on two book projects last year: Teaching Tech Together is now “done”, and JavaScript versus Data Science should be out some time in February....
January 06, 2019

Harper: Lesson Discovery and Aggregation

After feedback from several people, I have updated the proposal for a lesson discovery and aggregation system (now called “Harper”) and put it in its own pag...
December 30, 2018

Data Wrangling with JavaScript

I recently read and enjoyed Ashley Davis’s new book Data Wrangling with JavaScript. As its title suggests, it doesn’t spend very much time on statistical the...
December 29, 2018