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What Kinds of Docs Do You Use?

What kind of documentation do you use when you’re programming? How useful do you find it? If have three minutes to fill in a very short survey on the topic (...
May 05, 2010

Day 2: More Sticky Notes

Day 2. I feel I should say something like, "We traversed the lower ridge, and are camped in a small valley overlooked by the main peak—I can hear walla...
May 04, 2010

Day 1: Shuffling Sticky Notes Around

Day 1 of Software Carpentry Version 4: Jason, Jon, and I spent the afternoon shuffling sticky notes around on a whiteboard, trying to map out key concepts fo...
May 04, 2010

Do You Speak Database? Then We Need You!

Zuzel Vera Pacheco, one of my current graduate students, got ethics approval today for her research study. From her blog post: Want to win a $100 Best Buy gi...
May 03, 2010