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Spreading Python through the sciences with Software Carpentry

Episode #93, published Tue, Jan 3, 2017, recorded Tue, Dec 6, 2016

You often hear that we need to teach computer science as a foundational skill. Why? Well I'm not sure many of the leaders pushing this forward have great answers other than jobs!

But it is fundamentally important that we do teach programming as a core skill. The reason is whatever you specialty, be that biology, psychology, or geosurveys, basic programming will supercharge that skill.

That's why I'm excited to introduce you to Software Carpentry and Jonah Duckles. They are bringing these skills and more to scientists and educators throughout the globe.

Links from the show:

Software Carpentry:
SC on twitter: @swcarpentry
Jonah on twitter: @jduckles
Host a workshop at your organization:
SC Newsletter: software-carpentry.us14...
Build a local community of instructors:
More papers and books:

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