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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

Health Dashboards

Good post from John Halamka with links to healthcare dashboards for various districts in the US: San Francisco Marin County Sonoma County San Bernardin...
September 21, 2009

Want to Go to MIT?

Would you like to go to MIT? Or sit in on their first-year programming lectures (which now use Python)? Old news, but now you can: course materials and lec...
September 21, 2009

Habit Forming

One of the goals of education is to form habits: to make the best way to do something the automatic way to do it. It turns out that may be harder than we th...
September 21, 2009

Newer Outline for Software Carpentry

I have updated the description of how I plan/hope to reorganize the Software Carpentry course. My thanks to everyone who commented on the earlier draft; I’d...
September 18, 2009

Updated Outline for Revised Course

I have updated the description [no longer online] of how I plan/hope to reorganize the course. My thanks to everyone who commented on the earlier draft; I'd...
September 18, 2009