As announced at SciPy 2014 (July 8), I will be teaching a numerical methods course at GW this Fall semester that will be connected with three other courses around the world, and also with an independent MOOC titled "Practical Numerical Methods with Python." This is a collaboration between myself, GW's Academic Technologies and the office... Continue »
Slides from the keynote talk at the Scientific Python conference, SciPy 2014, Austin, TX.
In a departure with academic custom, this talk is dedicated to my grandparents. On Sunday, July 6, as I was packing my... Continue »
My colleagues are puzzled by my relentless push of Python as the language to teach programming to our undergraduates. They look at me funny, each time that the subject comes up and I can't help vehemently insisting "Python!" It's natural to be skeptical of someone championing a programming language; we've all seen the language wars... Continue »
Slides used with my presentation in the SIAM Uncertainty Quantification Conference 2014, Minisymposium on "The Reliability of Computational Research Findings: Reproducible Research, Uncertainty Quantification, and Verification & Validation."
The talk used an audience response system to collect True/False... Continue »