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Recent posts

Oxford, One Year On

Philip Fowler recently posted a nice study of the impact last year's Software Carpentry bootcamp at Oxford had on its participants. The key findin...
December 25, 2013

Andromeda’s Advice

We're very pleased to announce that Andromeda Yelton will be coming to Toronto in mid-January to help teach a bootcamp for librarians. Her advice ...
December 19, 2013

So How Is Instructor Training Going?

We recently wrapped up the latest round of instructor training, which makes this a good time to look at how well the program is doing. Here are stats ...
December 19, 2013

There Ought to Be a Badge

I feel like there should be a Software Carpentry badge for drawing one of these for someone for the first time. — Amy Brown on Twitter
December 10, 2013

Two to the Fifth New Instructors

We are very pleased to welcome 32 new instructors from six different countries to the Software Carpentry team: we look forward to working with them ...
December 05, 2013