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DemoCamp 17: Monday, Feb 25

The schedule is up for DemoCamp 17, which is being held at the Toronto Board of Trade on Monday, Feb 25. Good lineup, fun crowd—look forward to seeing you t...
February 22, 2008

Teaching Python at the NRC

I’m introducing Python to scientists at the National Research Council today. It’s sometimes easy to forget how much fun the language is…
February 21, 2008

Where The Puck Is Going To Be (Part 91)

Good article by Jon Udell on “Overcoming data friction”. One of the projects in my course this term is trying to do something like this by gluing together d...
February 20, 2008