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Where Design Fits In

Agile’08 starts Monday, which makes me feel that I ought to justify the Big Design Up Front I’m currently doing. Here’s as far as I’ve gotten: I'm thinkin...
August 02, 2008

They’re Breeding Like Rabbits

Cameron Neylon complains about the proliferation of networking sites, aggregators, and what-not for scientists. I think he’s right: none of them will succeed...
August 01, 2008

Good News For a Change

After years of declining or flat enrolments in Computer Science, we have some good news this year: our first-year numbers this fall are going to be up over l...
August 01, 2008

Next Lecture?

The Software Carpentry course currently contains the following lectures: Introduction The Unix Shell (2 lectures) Version Control Automated Builds Basi...
July 28, 2008