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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Before going further with the redesign of the Software Carpentry curriculum, I need to define a few terms and their relationships. These definitions refer to...
January 29, 2012

Learners and Their Needs

I originally wrote these descriptions as part of a post on formats for learning material. I'm finding them useful in other contexts as well, so I'm re-postin...
January 29, 2012

Well, That Was Weird

It’s amazing what you can learn when you don’t have cable TV: peaceful.com says "coming soon". joyful.com is a one-man software shop. At least he's Irish....
January 26, 2012