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Software Carpentry Foundation: Governance

I am pleased to announce that our interim Steering Committee has adopted bylaws for the Software Carpentry Foundation, which is the final step in us...
December 03, 2014

What About MOOCs?

We frequently get asked whether Software Carpentry would work as a MOOC. The answer is that I think it can work well if it's what Siemens and Downes...
December 02, 2014

Goalposts for the Digital Humanities

As a follow-on to last month's post about courses at the British Library, I asked some people who are teaching digital humanists where their goalpos...
December 01, 2014

How to Manage Confidential Data

A couple of days ago, a member of our community wrote: I am very interested in working on improving research analytics in government using ...
November 27, 2014