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Recent posts

Achintya Rao’s PhD Starter Kit

Achintya Rao started a PhD last January, and in response to a request for advice from a friend, wrote a PhD Starter Kit that lists useful tools and ...
May 02, 2015

Ada Initiative’s Ally Skills Workshop

The Ada Initiative ran their Ally Skills workshop at PyCon 2015, and by all accounts it was useful and thought-provoking. They don't do an onlin...
April 25, 2015

Van Lindberg’s Keynote: Say Thanks

Van Lindberg, the chair of the Python Software Foundation, gave a really insightful keynote at PyCon 2015 last week. In a nutshell: ...
April 25, 2015

The Paradox of Learning Objects

Warren Code recently forwarded this post by David Wiley, a serial innovator in open education and educational reform. In it, he recapitulates th...
April 22, 2015

Learning in Both Directions

We have spent a lot of time thinking about how to assess the impact that Software Carpentry is having. We've done some small studies and collect...
April 21, 2015