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Don’t Touch My Code!

Christian Bird, Nachiappan Nagappan, Brendan Murphy, Harald Gall, and Premkumar Devanbu: "Don't Touch My Code! Examining the Effects of Ownership on Software...
September 05, 2011

Where is the Puck Going to Be?

Looking at the schedule for Science Online London 2011 makes me feel that Software Carpentry is showing people how to solve yesterday's computational problem...
September 05, 2011

Teaching Security to Scientists

Thanks to everyone for their suggestions regarding what we should teach about computer security if we only have one hour (the usual constraint for topics in ...
September 02, 2011