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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

Doing the Math

Let's do some math. Suppose that working through the Software Carpentry course takes the average scientist five full-time weeks. It doesn't matter whether th...
June 20, 2011

Health Informatics Resources

Via William Hopper, a list of online healthcare informatics resources that might be of interest to some readers. If you have others, I'm sure he'd enjoy hea...
June 18, 2011

Mostly Pleased, But…

We have started recruiting for the second volume of The Architecture of Open Source Applications, and while I’m mostly pleased with how it’s going, there’s o...
June 15, 2011

A New Look

I'm fond of the Software Carpentry logo, but the blue-to-white color fade is difficult to print on coffee mugs, and impossible to embroider on shirts. Thank...
June 14, 2011

It Shouldn’t Still Hurt This Much

Silly me: I want to use RapidSVN on Windows Vista. Which means I need to install WinMerge so that I can view and merge diffs. So I do that, then try to diff ...
June 13, 2011