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

Another Software Carpentry Update

From the last week and a half: Other online courses that Software Carpentry could imitate. Feedback on the recently-completed course, with a discussion of...
April 11, 2010

PSF Membership

I am pleased to announce that I am now a member of the Python Software Foundation. I’m flattered to have been nominated, and grateful to everyone who didn’t ...
April 09, 2010


After Thursday's post-mortem on the latest offering of Software Carpentry at the Universitiy of Toronto, I had a chance to talk further with Jon Pipitone, wh...
April 08, 2010