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

Planning for the Break

We've had a busy nine months: 55 bootcamps since we restarted bootcamps last September, with 19 more in the next two months. We're taking a break th...
May 24, 2013


David Wolever (a freelance developer here in Toronto) has released the first version of BrowserCast, an IPython Notebook plugin that allows you to s...
May 24, 2013

Wrapping Up at UC Davis

Jenna Lang has posted a great wrap-up on the bootcamp at UC Davis — with Python cookies!
May 17, 2013

A Mention in Science Careers

Vijee Venkatraman has written a good article for Science Careers titled "When All Science Becomes Data Science", which mentions Software Carpentry.
May 14, 2013

Git vs. Subversion and Feedback in General

Software Carpentry's mission is to help scientists teach other scientists how to be better programmers. If we want to do that successfully, we need to be sc...
May 10, 2013