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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What Else for Software Carpentry?

16 lectures are now in place (more or less), which means I have 8 more to do. The syllabus shows what I’ve covered already; my current plans include: unit...
February 21, 2006

DemoCamp: Googling for People

People talk a lot about on-line communities, but there are things that only the in-person kind can accomplish. Take last night’s DemoCamp 3, for example. N...
February 21, 2006

DrProject: Switching to Kid

Chris Lenz, Jason Montojo, and I began work on refactoring DrProject in early January. One of the first decisions we made was to replace the Clearsilver tem...
February 20, 2006

AAAS Annual Meeting 2006

Wednesday, 11:10 p.m.: phone call from Air Can’tada saying that my Thursday morning flight to St Louis has been cancelled because of bad weather. Next avail...
February 20, 2006