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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

Instructor Training at UC Davis

On Tuesday and Wednesday of last week, we ran a live instructor training class at UC Davis. Over 40 people from all across the country got a lightning...
January 12, 2015

2015 Election Nominations

As we announced last year, an election will be held on January 26-30 for the seven positions on the Steering Committee of the Software Carpentry Found...
January 05, 2015

Cathedrals, Bazaars, and In Between

Poul-Henning Kamp's article A Generation Lost in the Bazaar was doing the rounds on Twitter again last week. In it, he argues that the free-for-all ...
January 05, 2015

The Future and Funding of Science

I was talking with friends over the holiday about the future of science and how it might one day be funded. Since it'll be ten years before I'm proven...
January 04, 2015

Books You May Enjoy

I didn't read (or re-read) much in 2014, but I enjoyed these: Lauren Beukes: The Shining Girls Elizabeth Green: Building a Better Teacher David ...
January 02, 2015