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Python in Science

Guido van Rossum just posted a description of a variety of scientific Python projects. The diversity is pretty impressive...
November 06, 2009

The Greatest Failing of High School Science

I don’t care exactly what science is taught in high schools, so long as people learn that: The universe works according to rules. If we ask questions care...
November 05, 2009

Toronto Innovations Showcase

My students and I a few hours on Monday and Tuesday (Nov 2-3) at City Hall showing off our projects. It wasn’t as busy as expected, thanks primarily to H1N1 ...
November 05, 2009

We’re Going to PyCon

The PyCon 2010 committee has just accepted our talk about Basie — we’ll see you in Atlanta in February!
November 03, 2009