Disclaimer

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

FOSDEM 2013

Via Sylwester Arabas (one of the organizers): A day-long session ("devroom") on Free/Libre and Open Source Software (FLOSS) for scientists will be held duri...
November 14, 2012

Web 4 Science

Titus Brown (a long-time supporter of, and contributor to, this project) has a series of posts on his blog about using the web for science. As he's well ahea...
November 13, 2012

Pre-Assessment

One of the recurring problems in our bootcamps is that at any point, about 1/4 of people are lost, and 1/4 are bored. The only fix we can think of is to let ...
November 13, 2012

UCOSP Has Grown

One of the last things I did before leaving the University of Toronto was start UCOSP, which gives students in CS a chance to work in cross-country teams on ...
November 07, 2012

More Tips

Philip Fowler, who recently hosted a bootcamp at Oxford, has written a 5-point guide for people who are thinking about doing it themselves—we hope you'...
November 06, 2012