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.

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What We Teach in Two Days

This week's workshops at MBARI and NERSC both had more lecturing and less hands-on practical work than either I or the students would have liked, but when we...
March 30, 2012

Maintaining Momentum

For a variety of reasons (which is my way of saying "I don't know why" :-), Software Carpentry has proven really popular in the UK. We have close to 200 peop...
March 30, 2012

Wrapping Up MBARI Workshop

Steve "Jellyfish" Haddock and Greg Wilson taught a two-day workshop at MBARI this week. It seemed to go well: feedback is below. Good Bad used specifi...
March 28, 2012

Object-Oriented Programming in Fortran 2003

Damian Rouson is teaching a class in Berkeley March 26-28, 2012, and again April 10-12, on object-oriented programming in Fortran 2003. The March class is fu...
March 23, 2012

Two Questions After the Audrey Test

Once upon a time, about a quarter of a century ago, I went into a prof's office in Edinburgh and told him that neural networks were the future, because, look...
March 22, 2012