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

Running Bootcamps

It's been eighteen months since we started running two-day bootcamps. We've grown rapidly: Cumulative Number of Bootcamps Cumulative Enrolm...
June 07, 2013

First Impressions of MSR

Mike Hoye, Mozilla's Engineering Community Manager, attended the Mining Software Repositories conference for the first time this year. Here are his impressio...
June 04, 2013

The Great Licenceathon

The Software Sustainability Institute's Simon Hettrick writes: Intellectual Property (IP) is a thorny issue in academia, generally because people do...
May 30, 2013

What Does Victory Look Like?

A lot of changes are happening to science as I write this. Crowdsourcing, open reviews, citeable data, new ways to measure contributions, automa...
May 26, 2013

What Does Done Look Like?

After recent posts about where we are, our infrastructure, and our plans for the summer break, it seems like a good time to raise our sights and...
May 26, 2013