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

Coding for Librarians

Andromeda Yelton (who has featured in this blog before) has written a set of six articles for Library Technology Reports titled Coding for Librari...
May 22, 2015

Experiences with Geoscientists

Christian Jacobs, Gerard Gorman, and Lorraine Craig have written a paper titled "Experiences with efficient methodologies for teaching computer pr...
May 21, 2015

Online Instructor Training Revisited

We have now run instructor training in three formats: an in-person two- or three-day class, a multi-week online class, and a hybrid version in whi...
May 19, 2015

New Members of the Team

It's been several months since we last welcomed new instructors to the team. A lot of people have finished training since then, so please say hello ...
May 16, 2015

Selling Hope

Last summer, George Monbiot wrote: If we had set out to alienate and antagonise the people we've been trying to reach, we could scarcely ha...
May 02, 2015