Archive 2012

246 posts

2012-12-29What Will Programming Look Like in 2020?
2012-12-26Why I Didn't Like 'The Dark Knight Rises'
2012-12-23Computer Science Curricula 2013
2012-12-21Sample Data Management Plans
2012-12-21Code of Conduct
2012-12-19Internet Humor from my Mum
2012-12-19Minutes from 2012-12-19 09:00:00 All-Hands Meeting
2012-12-16You've Shown Me the C, Now Where's the Python?
2012-12-15Lorena Barba's Reproducibility PI Manifesto
2012-12-14Would You Like Your Programming Language to Have a Million Users?
2012-12-11Some of the Things We've Learned About Teaching Git
2012-12-09What To Work On In 2013
2012-12-08ElmCity Reaches Toronto
2012-12-06Two Solitudes Illustrated
2012-12-05Why Be an Instructor
2012-12-05Who Can Run a Software Carpentry Workshop?
2012-12-05Sustainability
2012-12-05Six Years Later
2012-12-05Our First Hackathon
2012-11-30Good News About Software Carpentry (and More)
2012-11-27Alpha Testing Ideas for the IPython Notebook
2012-11-25Titus Brown on the Scripps Institute Bootcamp
2012-11-19If Udacity is Napster, Who Will Be iTunes?
2012-11-19Who Wants To Build a Faded Example Tool for the IPython Notebook?
2012-11-19The Tool (I Think) We Need To Do Peer Instruction Online
2012-11-17Updating Our Reading List
2012-11-16Who Wants To Write a Little Code?
2012-11-16Matt Davis's Great Californian Adventure
2012-11-15This Is What We Do
2012-11-13Pre-Assessment
2012-11-07UCOSP Has Grown
2012-11-06More Tips
2012-11-05Who Decides?
2012-11-03How to Help at a Bootcamp
2012-11-02I'd Like an Argument, Please
2012-11-01Oxford Wrap-Up (with charts!)
2012-11-01Charging and Being Charged
2012-10-31Princess Darth Vader
2012-10-30Minutes from 2012-10-29 All-Hands Meeting
2012-10-28Usability Testing and Instructional Design
2012-10-27Why This Is Hard (Part Deux)
2012-10-26Two Self-Assessments
2012-10-26Counting to Five (or, A Plan for Online Tutorials and What's Wrong With It)
2012-10-25Prime Numbers, Biologists, and Data Visualization
2012-10-24An Apology to the OSC (was: Calling All [Male] Junior Aerospace Engineers)
2012-10-23Twenty Percent
2012-10-23Key Points
2012-10-2325 Questions
2012-10-22Getting Credit
2012-10-22Excel Isn't Intrinsically Evil
2012-10-21Why Teaching People to Program Is Hard
2012-10-20True in Software, True in Life
2012-10-17I Screwed Up (or, Why Automation Isn't Always a Good Thing)
2012-10-16Offline Rendering of WordPress Blog Posts?
2012-10-12Rebuilding Redux
2012-10-10Dark Matter, Public Health, and Scientific Computing
2012-10-05Convergent Evolution
2012-10-04USV's 'Research' on Online Education: Well, That's Depressing
2012-10-04Wanted: An Entry-Level Provenance Library
2012-10-03Best Practices for Scientific Computing
2012-10-01UCOSP
2012-10-01What Would You Like in an Instructor's Guide?
2012-09-30The Real Hard Work
2012-09-30Oslo and Columbia
2012-09-26Computational Thinking and Ice Floating in Bathtubs
2012-09-20Why This Stuff Is Hard To Teach
2012-09-18What's In Your Stack?
2012-09-16Does Your Software Look Like This?
2012-09-16Systematic Curriculum Design
2012-09-12Patterns Wanted
2012-09-09A Few Books I've Enjoyed Recently
2012-09-06How Quickly Do Workshops Fill Up?
2012-09-04Not Really Disjoint
2012-09-04Free As In Pretty Much Whatever You Want
2012-09-04Final Results of Demographic Survey
2012-09-02Lifted by the Audience
2012-08-29Please Help the Hunter Family
2012-08-29A Problem With Badges
2012-08-24PyCon 2013 Talks I Would Like To See
2012-08-21An Updated List of Upcoming Workshops
2012-08-21Two Solitudes (talk)
2012-08-20What We Talk About When We Talk About Software Carpentry
2012-08-17Who Are You?
2012-08-16Slide-Drive is Live
2012-08-16Alpha Test of Driver's License Exam
2012-08-15Is This Really Necessary?
2012-08-14Cover Stories
2012-08-14Interview about Software Carpentry (and Education)
2012-08-14Applying Pedagogical Principles in This Course
2012-08-14A Question and Answer Matrix for Software Carpentry
2012-08-01We're Going to Be Busy
2012-07-30Record and Playback
2012-07-28Software Carpentry Needs You!
2012-07-22IPython Notebook + Towtruck + Etherpad + Slide Drive = Win
2012-07-21How Robust Is Your Programming Language?
2012-07-18Eyes, Brains, and Fingers
2012-07-17Wrapping Up in Halifax
2012-07-10Wrapping Up in Boston
2012-07-05Independent Assessment of the Past Six Months
2012-06-29That Seems Simple to Me
2012-06-27Where We Are (June 2012 edition)
2012-06-27A Supercomputing Driver's License
2012-06-26Two Posts on Scientific Workflows
2012-06-26Pessimism and Doom
2012-06-26Handling Variant Configuration Files
2012-06-25If You Want to Teach, Isn't It Only Fair to Learn a Few Things First?
2012-06-18A Busy Week (And Schwag!)
2012-06-15This Week's Tutorials
2012-06-15Pretty Well Sums It Up
2012-06-14The Past Is Here Too
2012-06-14All Entries for the Executable Paper Grand Challenge
2012-06-12'My daughter cannot speak without this app.'
2012-06-10Where the Time Goes
2012-06-10First Workshop on Maintainable Software Practices in e-Science
2012-06-08We Get Mail
2012-06-08But the Greatest of These Is…
2012-06-07Responsibility, Timidity, and the Bird's Eye View
2012-06-07Ten Simple Rules
2012-06-04What Skills Are Required to Implement Open Access?
2012-06-04Software Carpentry: The E-Book Version?
2012-05-29How to Run a Bootcamp
2012-05-27What to Read If You're Teaching Software Carpentry
2012-05-24Everything You Need to Know About Standardized Testing
2012-05-24No CT Without PL
2012-05-24Feedback from the University of British Columbia
2012-05-23Alone and Misunderstood
2012-05-22She Can Ride Her Bike!
2012-05-22Citing Versions
2012-05-20What's Wrong With All This?
2012-05-19Space at Upcoming Events
2012-05-18The Most Important Scientific Result Published in the Last Year
2012-05-18Feedback from Alberta
2012-05-15Fooling the Internet
2012-05-14Why We Built It
2012-05-12Feedback from Michigan State
2012-05-11Teach Teachers What They Use, Teach Kids Where They Are
2012-05-11Run My Code
2012-05-10Fish and Bugs
2012-05-09Tips for Teachers
2012-05-08Architecture of Open Source Applications: Volume 2
2012-04-28Stop Me If You've Heard This One
2012-04-25Slide Drive
2012-04-18Behind the Scenes (or, the Ethics of Cultivating Discontent)
2012-04-17In Search of Prior Arguments
2012-04-17Halfway Home
2012-04-17GitHub for Education
2012-04-16Utah State University Wrap-Up
2012-04-14We're Neutral (but Not Really)
2012-04-11Lives Lived
2012-04-10Straw Man for Web Programming
2012-04-09…Which Is Wrong
2012-04-09A Future Student
2012-04-06Greener Grass
2012-04-06Titus Brown Finds a Theme
2012-04-06On Crossing Australia
2012-04-03Seventy Years After
2012-04-03Maybe That's Why
2012-04-03Congratulations to Max and Marcus
2012-04-03A Four-Day Curriculum
2012-04-01What to Teach Researchers About the Web
2012-04-01Sending Email Back in Time
2012-03-30Wrapping Up in Oakland
2012-03-30What We Teach in Two Days
2012-03-30Maintaining Momentum
2012-03-28Wrapping Up MBARI Workshop
2012-03-22Two Questions After the Audrey Test
2012-03-18Informed Choice and the Audrey Test
2012-03-18The Dark Matter of Computational Science
2012-03-16Wrapping Up the STScI Course
2012-03-16Thank You, Enthought
2012-03-16What I Learned From My P2PU Course
2012-03-15The Audrey Test
2012-03-15First Homework for Indiana Students (and a few from Ontario)
2012-03-14Where Next for the Next-Gen Course (and Software Carpentry)?
2012-03-14How We're Doing
2012-03-14Ask the CompuScienceGeek?
2012-03-10An Observation
2012-03-09What's the Model, Kenneth?
2012-03-09Our Indiana U Workshop Went Well
2012-03-07I Resemble That Remark
2012-03-05Programs as Experimental Apparatus
2012-03-05Help Us Write Assessment Questions
2012-03-05Happy People
2012-03-04Performance Curves, Curriculum Design, and Trust
2012-03-03A Week of Retroactive Accountability
2012-03-01Why I Think 'YouTube for Textbooks' is a Bad Idea
2012-03-01ULP (or, This is tricky and perhaps profound)
2012-03-01Toronto Bootcamp February 2012: How We Did
2012-03-01Inscight from Trieste
2012-02-29Why 'Do Not Track' Matters
2012-02-29Inbound and Outbound for a Day
2012-02-29Worth Reading, Worth Watching
2012-02-28Reproducibility Redux
2012-02-27Frustration (continued)
2012-02-27Badges (Finalized)
2012-02-24Fourth (or Sixth) Online Tutorial
2012-02-22Converting PowerPoint to SVG: Help Needed
2012-02-22What Deep Thoughts Look Like
2012-02-22Watch Me: Trial Run
2012-02-22Granules of Research
2012-02-21Why Not to Use Python
2012-02-21Badges (Mark 1)
2012-02-21Assessment Redux
2012-02-19A Flash (well, MP4) from the Past
2012-02-16How They See Us, Part N
2012-02-15And Speaking of New…
2012-02-14Stack Underflow?
2012-02-14New Kinds of Content
2012-02-13How Many Legs Does Science Have?
2012-02-13Formatting Revisited
2012-02-13He Would Have Appreciated the Irony
2012-02-12Pre-Workshop Questionnaire
2012-02-10Audrey Watters on Software Carpentry
2012-02-09Comparing Software Carpentry to CS Principles
2012-02-07Why We Don't Teach Parallel Computing in Software Carpentry
2012-02-03We're Going to Be Busy
2012-02-03First Online Tutorial
2012-02-02Bullshit, Appropriation, and Technology in Education
2012-02-01On Algorithmic Thinking
2012-02-01Old Soup in New Bowls
2012-02-01Re-doing the Three-Minute Pitch
2012-01-31I Hope Someone Has Already Built This
2012-01-29A Browser-Based Programming Tool That's Better Than Many Desktop Tools
2012-01-29Terminology
2012-01-29Learners and Their Needs
2012-01-27Work As Though You Lived in the Early Days of a Better Nation
2012-01-26Well, That Was Weird
2012-01-26Never Mind the Content, What About the Format?
2012-01-25The Big Picture
2012-01-2421st Century Textbooks
2012-01-24Test-Driven Public Speaking
2012-01-24Take Out Agile, and Add…What?
2012-01-24Badging
2012-01-23A Better Solution to the Final Problem
2012-01-23Welcome to Gravenhurst
2012-01-23Revising the Curriculum
2012-01-21We Have Nothing To Give Them
2012-01-20The First Bootcamp of 2012
2012-01-20By Any Means Necessary
2012-01-17Our First Challenges
2012-01-15Why Is This Hard?
2012-01-14So, Greg, What Are You Up To These Days?
2012-01-12Ode to Joy on a Punching Bag
2012-01-11Sloan Foundation Grant to Software Carpentry and Mozilla
2012-01-07I Have a Cunning Plan (or, Making Money by Doing Good)
2012-01-04Settings Our Sights a Little Bit Lower