Episode 17: THW MSU Bootcamp, Mental Context Switching, YAML

Posted on 2011/06/19 by


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On episode 17, our panelists bring lightning topic talks to the table for
discussion. This weeks topics cover the spectrum of scientific computing
education, workflow productiveness, and technical tools. We briefly discuss The
Hacker Within MSU bootcamp, mental context switching, and using YAML for
configuration files.

On today’s show our crew of hosts includes:

  • Katy Huff
  • Matt McCormick (moderator)
  • Anthony Scopatz

Intro/Outro Music: ‘Lliendes’ – Xera.

Thanks to Ryan McCormick for help selecting the intro/outro music for this week.

Show Links:

  1. The Hacker Within http://hackerwithin.org/thw/
  2. John Cook’s blog
  3. YAML http://yaml.org/
  4. Why clean code is more important that efficient code.
  5. The Gendered Atom: Reflections on the Sexual Psychology of Science
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