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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Given Infinite Minions

My browser home page has a "to do" list and a "to don't" list. The former is things that I should be working on; the latter is things that I shouldn't...
October 19, 2016

In Memoriam: Hans Petter Langtangen

Hans Petter Langtangen’s books Python Scripting for Computational Science and A Primer on Scientific Programming with Python taught many of us how to do nume...
October 11, 2016

Beth Duckles on the Practice of Measuring

Dr. Beth Duckles, who did a valuable study of our instructor community earlier this year, gave a talk at the recent Measuring the Impact of Workshops worksho...
October 10, 2016