- The very first Community Service Awards will be awarded before the end of the year.
- We are pleased to welcome two new Intsructor Trainers to the Carpentries.
- Please vote on the special election to amend the procedure of the Steering Committee elections.
- Some highlights on the progress made by our lesson maintainers on streamlining our decision-making process.
- The first joint Carpentries newsletter is out, please sign up.
- The Jackson Laboratory is seeking a Postdoctoral Fellow.
- DataCamp is looking for a Data Science Course Developer.
- Demitri Muna published a pre-print on “The Astropy Problem.”
- @docker is now hiring Education Enigeers.
- @NatureNews wrote a nice pice on the use of GitHub.
- Community service awards nominations now open! Please nominate members on the Software Carpentry website.
- Order some Software Carpentry apparel and accessories from Cafe Press.
- Carpentries Community Call now happening every third Thursday of the month, hope to see you there.
- Read more about techniques on how to get people talking more producitvely in class.
- Switching to scripting languages and using spreadsheets; facts and opinions discussed.
- As an Instructor it is good to know your audience within a carpentries workshop.
- A few pointers to help teach programming to the visually impaired.
- A recall of first experiences with SWC.
- Instructors dicuss some issues with attendance at the New Zealand workshops.
- A tale of how SWC brought three instructors together.
- We are working on a lesson to teach Python to people who are already comforatble with another programming language.
- ESIP would appreciate any input or feedback on their guidelines for the earth observation and geosciences communities.
- The tools we use may be perceived differently by men and woman.
- A new book that covers almost all the SWC materials have been released.
- Dr. Beth Duckles gave an interesting talk about “The Practice of Measuring”.
Our deepest condolences to Hans Petter Langtangen’s family.
- 34 workshops were run over the past 30 days. For more information about past workshops, please visit our website.
October: University of Michigan,University of Amsterdam,CoDiMa - International Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Edinburgh,Plant & Food Research, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, University of Wisconsin - Madison, Université de Montréal, University of Oklahoma, University of Würzburg, Queen’s University, Purdue University, University of Michigan.
- January 229th AAS Meeting.
- February AMOS / MSNZ Conference.
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