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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

What is a Research Software Engineer?

By now, many people in the UK (well, many of the sort who read this blog) will have heard the term Research Software Engineer, but what exactly is an ...
June 29, 2015

Training Lessons

I wrote about our experiments with the format of instructor training back in May. At that time, we had run the class as: a multi-week online c...
June 26, 2015

Using Jekyll for Lessons

A recurring complaint about our lesson template is that it requires authors to commit generated HTML files to their repositories as well as their Mark...
June 24, 2015

Another Good Workshop in Brazil

The indefatigable Raniere Silva has just posted a description of a workshop at the University of Ceará that he and Dani Ushizima just finishe...
June 23, 2015

Splitting the Shell Window

Raniere Silva has written a short post about a trick he found (via Kate Hertweck) for splitting the terminal window when teaching the shell so tha...
June 21, 2015