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Manchester Once Again

Mike Jackson has posted a summary of Software Carpentry's second bootcamp in Manchester this month. We're hoping to visit again before the year's end—...
April 24, 2013

Spreadsheets, Retractions, and Bias

Just in case there's any misunderstanding: I'm not suggesting that scientists should use Excel. Now, with that out of the way… Guy Deutscher's wonde...
April 19, 2013

Installation Revisited

Regular readers (and anyone who has attended a bootcamp) will know that getting learners' laptops set up is the single biggest headache we have. Titus...
April 08, 2013