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Recent posts

SciPy 2014 Talks and Lessons

Talks from SciPy 2014 are now online, and include several from people associated with Software Carpentry. I particularly enjoyed Lorena Barba's key...
July 21, 2014

Scientific Groupware Revisited

16 years ago, Jon Udell wrote a white paper titled "Internet Groupware for Scientific Collaboration" that profoundly changed how I thought about the...
July 05, 2014

Summary of June 2014 Lab Meeting

At our monthly lab meeting yesterday (June 26), we discussed a wide range of topics (though only about half as much as was on the agenda). Details not...
June 27, 2014

Our IUSE Proposal Was Rejected

We got word a few days ago that our proposal to the NSF's Improving Undergraduate STEM Education program had been rejected. The panel summary agreed...
June 27, 2014