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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Videos from Stanford

Stanford University has posted videos from the Software Carpentry workshop held there in August featuring Azalee Bostroem, Chris Lonnen, Dani Traphagen,...
September 12, 2014

What Sciences Are There?

The Software Carpentry pre-assessment questionnaire for bootcamp participants ask them to tell us what field they're in. The options we give them are ...
September 11, 2014

Please Help Trans Tech

Naomi Ceder's talk at PyCon 2014 about her transition from male to female was the highlight of the conference for a lot of people. She recently post...
September 10, 2014

An Update on Upcoming Bootcamps

So it turns out we have more events coming up than I realized: University of Delaware bootcamp Sep 11-12, 2014 Univ...
September 06, 2014

Building Better Teachers

Some books are intrinsically great. (I've read Going Postal half a dozen times, and enjoyed it just as much at each encounter.) Other books feel gre...
September 04, 2014