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Recent posts

A Multi-Site Sprint in July

We'll be holding our first-ever global sprint on July 22-23, 2014. This event will be modeled on Random Hacks of Kindness: people will work with frien...
May 05, 2014

Playing the Kazoo

Yesterday, Matt Davis quoted Peter Wang as saying, "A violin is to a kazoo as Python is to Excel." To which I replied, "Exactly: anyone who want...
May 05, 2014

How to Improve Instructor Training

We ran a three-day intensive version of our instructor training course in Toronto earlier this week. The 40 attendees seemed to find it useful, an...
May 02, 2014

Wise as Athena…

Katy Huff has written an article for the Berkeley Science Review about our recent bootcamp for women in science and engineering in California. It'...
May 01, 2014

PyCon 2014 Videos

A double handful of people associated with Software Carpentry gave talks at PyCon 2014 in Montreal two weeks ago. Thanks to Sheila Miguez and Will Kah...
April 27, 2014