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Stuff That Actually Matters

In the wake of things like GamerGate, Brexit, and the American election, it seems pretty clear that the tech industry needs a backgrounder for people wh...
November 13, 2016

Empirical Software Engineering Using R

Derek Jones has begun assembling a book to be titled Empirical Software Engineering Using R. You can view the work so far or file issues in this Git...
November 02, 2016

A Reproducibility Reading List

Prof. Lorena Barba has just posted a reading list for reproducible research that includes ten key papers: Schwab, M., Karrenbach, N., Claerbout, J...
November 01, 2016

Rules for Teaching

Be kind: all else is details. Never teach alone. No lesson survives first contact with learners. Nobody will be more ex...
October 30, 2016