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Lessons as Lab Protocols

A roundabout chain of references led me to Abbott et al’s “Programs for People: What We Can Learn from Lab Protocols” (presented at VL/HCC 2015) which looks ...
January 03, 2016

Plans for 2016

Twelve months is a long time. A year ago I was wrapping up my second month without an income and had serious doubts about whether Software Carpentry...
December 28, 2015

Maybe I Actually Am An Engineer

The following exchange (lightly edited) took place on Twitter a few days ago: Titus Brown: bash is disastrous for pipelines! very hard to rerun enti...
December 28, 2015

New Words Needed

Titus Brown recently asked (on behalf of a friend) what people think of the term and practice of "hardening" software, by which he meant making rese...
December 26, 2015