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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By The Numbers

So what next for Software Carpentry? One possibility is to turn the scripts for the episodes, the examples, and the diagrams in the slides into a book. Let's...
April 09, 2011

Table of Contents

If all goes well, The Architecture of Open Source Applications will be available for purchase by the beginning of May. As a teaser, there’s a table of conten...
April 08, 2011

It’s Complicated

Two people asked me “how are things?” this morning just a few seconds apart. My answer is, “I need a job, my sister has two months (maybe three), and we’re ...
April 06, 2011

PyCamp Toronto June 27-30 2011

The University of Toronto Department of Physics brings PyCamp to Toronto on Monday, June 27 through Thursday, June 30, 2011. Register today at http://trizpu...
April 05, 2011

An Ounce vs. A Pound

Run for the Cure, Ride for the Cure, Dance for the Cure—they have saved a lot of lives, and I have nothing but respect for all the people who have organized ...
April 03, 2011