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Recent posts

PDF Generation Revisited

I gather from some of the comments and email that my earlier post about batch generation of PDFs from web pages wasn't clear, so here's my second try. The S...
July 15, 2005

When You Have a Hammer…

...it makes sense to go looking for nails. When you have a new way to organize information that works well in one context, it makes sense to see how well it...
July 14, 2005

Software Carpentry notes are up

I put an alpha version of the notes for the Software Carpentry course [1] on-line yesterday. Now, I’m looking for a way to convert them into a single PDF do...
July 08, 2005

125 Questions

To celebrate its 125th anniversary, Science magazine has drawn up a list of 125 open questions. Makes for an interesting read...
July 01, 2005