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Lifted by the Audience

I spent Thursday and Friday recording most of the material we've been using in workshops for the past six months [1]. One thing that kept bugging me was how ...
September 02, 2012

Please Help the Hunter Family

We are very sad to report that John Hunter, the principal author of the widely-used Python plotting package Matplotlib, is losing his battle with cancer. If ...
August 29, 2012

Linking Forward From a Bibliography?

This web site's bibliography lists 116 papers related in some way to the practice of scientific computing. I'd like to know: what related papers I've missed...
August 29, 2012

A Problem With Badges

We issued the first learning badges for Software Carpentry a couple of weeks ago, and in doing so, uncovered a significant flaw in the design of existing bad...
August 29, 2012