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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Trac Spam

The folks at Enthought (sponsors of SciPy) were kind enough to set up a Trac so that I could manage development of the Software Carpentry course. Unfortunat...
August 23, 2006

Udell on Debugging

Another good article from Jon Udell, this one on debugging. As far as I can tell, the topic is wide open as a research area: if you want to do graduate work...
August 23, 2006

Social Spiders

I realize that not everyone is an evolution geek, but this is just wonderful: social behavior in spiders has been observed for the very first time.
August 23, 2006

Python Web Frameworks (Yet Again)

In response to comments and emails over the last few days saying, “I don’t know why you are so obsessed with having just one Python web framework — different...
August 23, 2006

Google, Maps, and Python

I’ve been rationalizing my database of CSC49X project participants, and want to update the map that appears on this site’s home page. I’m going to have to d...
August 23, 2006