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I’ve only owned one store-bought sweater in my life; all the rest have been made for me, mostly by my mum. Her arthritis won’t let her knit any more, but I t...
February 20, 2011

Giving Ourselves Permission

There’s a line from Alan Furst’s 1930s-era spy novel Dark Star that has stuck with me: “We need people who can do good, and not get caught.” It came to mind ...
February 18, 2011

Scientific Computing Podcast

inSCIght is a podcast that focuses on scientific computing in all of its various forms. Every week we have four panelists engage head-to-head on poignant and...
February 18, 2011

Reddit on Scientific Programming

Nature's article on scientific computing has attracted 75 comments on Reddit. Some interesting ideas being kicked around; please go ahead and add your own.
February 17, 2011

I Want Their Software

This blog post about the Khan Academy might gush a bit, but the embedded video is a must-watch for anyone who cares about education. I really want their soft...
February 16, 2011