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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Need Something to Debug

Following up on the previous post about the way Paul Dubois organizes good practices as "defense in depth", we would really like to include a lecture on debu...
October 30, 2010

Dubois on Maintaining Correctness

Something else I didn't get to at the Met Office last week: Paul F. Dubois: "Maintaining Correctness in Scientific Programs". Computing in Science & Engi...
October 30, 2010

An Uncertain Thing

I am pleased to announce that Volume 1 of my father’s book An Uncertain Thing: A History of Childhood in the Western World is now available, and that Volumes...
October 28, 2010

Feedback at UKMO

I've just finished teaching a four-day version of the course at the UK Met Office in Exeter. I think it went reasonably well, even if we did version control ...
October 28, 2010