Software Carpentry Week in Review: June 2-8, 2014

What’s happening this week

The next Mozilla Science Lab online meeting will be this Thursday, June 12, at 11 am ET. As always, it is open to everyone. Find more details in this post


Upcoming workshops

  • June 10: Cyprus Institute, Nicosia, Cyprus.
  • June 10: Spelman Institute, Atlanta, Georgia.
  • June 16: King Hussein Business Park, Amman, Jordan.
  • June 16: Claremont Colleges, Claremont, California.
  • June 16: University of California at Davis.
  • June 16: Duke University, Durham, North Carolina.
  • June 16: Mozilla Toronto, Toronto, Canada.

Lesson development

5 pull requests were merged, no issues were closed, and 1 issue was opened. In addition to the merges, we had 27 commits made by Damien Irving, Ben Marwick, Matthew Dimmock, Raniere Silva, and Rémi Emonet.

Other news

  • Jeff Hollister hosted a bootcamp at Rhode Island University in January, people liked it, so they kept the thing rolling for another six months. Read about their course on Scientific Computing and Programming for Coastal Resource Managment in this blog post.
  • During our July sprint, the khmer project will be mentoring scientists in open source software development. If you are interested in joining them, check out this post.
  • An instructor traning course, the two-day in-person version of our online training, will be held in Norwich, UK, in October. Details in this post.
  • Greg Wilson has collected some recent blog posts about Software Carpentry and linked them in our blog.

A workshop needs you

  • US and Canada
    • A workshop at workshop at Stanford University at the end of July needs an instructor. Another instructor is needed at the University of Delaware in September.
  • Europe
    • At least one instructor is needed for a workshop in Kiel and another in Postdam, both in Germany, and several for workshops in Nottingham, Cambridge, and Oxford in the UK.

More details in the instructor-needed Etherpad.