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.

Recent posts

The State of Open Science

As part of the biannual Mozilla Summit a couple of weeks ago, John Jensen presented a report on the health of the open web. The details were fascinati...
October 17, 2013

Curriculum Design

I spoke with three different people about curriculum design last week, so this seems like a good time to summarize what I know about doing that properly...
October 14, 2013

Enrolment Figures (Fall 2013)

Our total enrolment (or enrollment, if you're American) continues to grow steadily: if we stay on the curve below, we'll have our four thousandth learner by ...
October 09, 2013

Assuming the Problem

Gizmodo ran a piece recently titled What Happens When Cities Fall Apart? about the work of David Kilcullen, an Australian military theorist who beli...
October 08, 2013

Our Biggest Bootcamp Ever at PyCon 2014

Thanks to the generous support of the Python Software Foundation, we will be running our biggest bootcamp ever in conjunction with PyCon 2014 in Mon...
October 04, 2013