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.

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Teaching Tips

Last week's post on what's in your bag generated so many useful comments that we'd like to follow it up with another: what tips do you have for new ...
March 15, 2015

Goodbye, Terry

"It is often said that before you die you life passes before your eyes. It is in fact true. It's called living." — Terry Pratchett
March 12, 2015

What’s In Your Bag?

What do you have in your knapsack when you travel to teach a workshop? My list is: cough drops spare t-shirt (and deodorant) a variety of video ...
March 11, 2015

Adding a Contributor Covenant

The Software Carpentry Foundation's Steering Committee has voted to add a Contributor Covenant to our lessons and other repositories. Like the Code ...
March 02, 2015