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Who Are You?

We asked participants in this year's workshops to tell us a bit about themselves. So far, 121 have done so, and their responses are summarized below. Age ...
August 17, 2012

Slide-Drive is Live

I had the privilege this summer of working with Jeremy Banks, a Google Summer of Code student whose project, Slide-Drive, explored what a web-native presenta...
August 16, 2012

Alpha Test of Driver’s License Exam

As we announced back in June, we're working with the Software Sustainability Institute to create a "driver's license" exam for the DiRAC supercomputing facil...
August 16, 2012

Is This Really Necessary?

I was very excited by today's announcement that the Khan Academy is going to start offering programming courses—until I read the whole post. I'm not a ...
August 15, 2012