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What I Learned From Software Carpentry

Anna Maidens, who works for the UK Met Office in Exeter and took part in our October 2010 Software Carpentry course there, did a presentation a few weeks ago...
January 06, 2011

Cognitive Dissonance

Cognitive dissonance (n): voting for someone because they’re going to clean up the city’s finances, then supporting them when they decide to spend $344 milli...
January 05, 2011

We Are the Frogs

We all know it’s not true, but it’s still a useful story: if you put a frog in hot water, it will jump out, but if you put it in cool water and slowly boil i...
January 05, 2011