- Publication of our lessons to obtain DOIs is planned for May 14th. Please help us tidy lessons up or get in touch if you have any experience in publishing lessons built in GitHub.
- Let's write a follow-up to our article "Best Practices in Scientific Computing" called "Good Enough Practices in Scientific Computing".
- Should or could Software Carpentry teach participants how to do code reviews? What are your thoughts?
- Library Carpentry is a new program piloted by James Baker. The first Library Carpentry event will be hosted in London in November 2015.
- The seventh instructor debriefing round has been summarised. Ideas like the use of word clouds for student feedback, interactive git sessions, and other tips are shared.
- Azalee Bostroem and her fellow instructors provided great feedback about a workshop run at the American Astronomical Society. They talk about instructor interaction before and during workshops, and allow helpers to teach a 15 minute section with great success.
- Jon Udell's latest update on Scientific collaboration via the Internet has been published by PLOS.
- Ian Hawke demonstrates how he uses Jupyter to test a small numerical program in a series of articles.
- Eight workshops were run last week: University of Texas at Arlington, Arizona State University, University of California, Santa Barbara, Northwestern University, University of Virginia, Imperial College London, NCAR Foothills Lab, Statistical and Applied Mathematical Sciences Institute.
- Several workshops have been confirmed for the next few months. Upcoming workshops can be viewed on our website. Newly added workshops are indicated with "*".
- April: University of Nebraska - Omaha, Washington State University, Content Korea Lab Gyeonggi*, Simon Fraser University
- May: University of Melbourne*, University of South Florida - College of Marine Science, University of New Mexico*, Western University, University of Melbourne
- July: The University of Queensland, The University of Queensland - AMOS sciences
- The Open Science Grid User School is hosted at the University of Wisconsin, Madison on July 27-31, 2015. Applications close on May 1, 2015.