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Their Names Were

Cynthia Hurd was a public library manager. Clemena Pickney was a church pastor and state senator. Ethel Lee Lance had worked in the church for years. ...
June 19, 2015

Adding a Lesson on Make

We are very pleased to announce the addition of a lesson on automation and Make, which was created by the SSI's Mike Jackson and Steve Crouch. The r...
June 18, 2015

Why I Am Not Excited About Julia

If you hang out in scientific programming circles, you're probably heard of Julia by now. If you don't, or you haven't, it is: ...a high-le...
June 18, 2015

Get More Done in Less Time

Over the past year, Alexandra Simperler has interviewed participants in Software Carpentry workshops to find out what impact we've actually had on the...
June 17, 2015