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  1. "What to Teach Biologists about Computing" - the morning after

    We all know that biology (along with other sciences) is becoming ever more data intensive. Biologists (among other scientists) are not terribly well prepared for this, because of a lack of computational culture, lack of computational training, and a lack of tools. What do they need to know?

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  2. A summary report on the 2013 Seattle bootcamp

    Julia Gustavsen and I just finished teaching one room of a 3-room Software Carpentry boot camp at University of Washington, Seattle.

    The good

    Students remained interested and vocal, even when looking exhausted.

    Almost all came back the second day!

    We got some good individual feedback that we'd taught useful things …

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