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"Making Software" Covers

<img title=”“Making Software” (front cover)” src=”https://third-bit.com/files/2010/10/msfront.jpg” alt=”“Making Software” (front cover)” width=”525” heigh...
October 08, 2010

How Long Is This MP4?

We have made over 50 videos for Software Carpentry so far, and as part of reorganizing the site, we want to list their lengths beside their names. If they we...
October 05, 2010

UCOSP: That’s Me in the Middle

Andrew Louis has posted a great summary of the Fall 2010 UCOSP code sprint, which took place this past weekend here in Toronto. Over 50 students and mentors...
October 04, 2010

Total Donations

Beautiful Code has raised a total of US$97,933.47 for Amnesty International so far.
October 04, 2010

Aaaand We’re Off!

Our first all-online offering of the course starts today: over 40 graduate students and researchers are taking part. We're going to use email, Skype, DimDim,...
October 04, 2010