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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Fall Projects Redux

Now that the Software Carpentry course is over, it’s time to get back to planning projects for the fall, and there’s good news on two fronts. The first is t...
July 31, 2009

Microsoft TechDays 2009 Schedule

Via Joey deVilla, the schedule for Microsoft TechDays 2009. Lots of cool stuff; I probably won’t be able to go, but I hope some students will.
July 31, 2009


Today (Thursday) was the second-to-last of the course. It's been a long haul, but we hope a rewarding one. In the morning, the students had an hour-long over...
July 31, 2009

A Good Afternoon

Yesterday afternoon, the students and ninety other guests were treated to six engaging talks about Science 2.0 from Titus Brown, Cameron Neylon, Victoria Sto...
July 31, 2009

Another Good Day

July 29, 2009, was the second really good day I’ve had since I started this job. In the morning, our summer students did demos that were as good as anything ...
July 30, 2009