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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From Training to Engagement

I was interviewed about Software Carpentry earlier this week, and the interviewer's second question was, "Don't scientists all learn how to program th...
February 21, 2014

Lessons Learned Has Been Published

I'm pleased to announce that "Software Carpentry: Lessons Learned" has been published on F1000Research. A paper like this is necessarily incomplete, ...
February 19, 2014

Our Biggest Event Ever

If you have friends or colleagues in or near Montreal, please let them know that we're running our largest bootcamp ever on April 14-15 in conjuncti...
February 13, 2014

An Online Peer Instruction Tool

Peer instruction is a teaching technique originally developed by Eric Mazur and colleagues in the early 1990s. Study after study has shown that peer i...
February 09, 2014