I have revised the Introduction to the Software Carpentry course. This was the easy one: no diagrams, no code fragments, no glossary entries; the rest will be harder. I'd be very grateful for feedback, comments, and corrections. (And yes, audio will follow, but not today—my nephews are playing Zombies downstairs, and juvenile shouts of, "Eat lead you undead scum!" aren't quite the background I have in mind.