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10 Reasons Python Rocks for Research

I just stumbled upon this article on Reddit. This echos a number of things I may not have mentioned on this blog, but I’ve said it elsewhere in talks and when speaking with friends. The reasons cited are (of course this is actually more than 10): …

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Should Fortran be taught to Undergraduates?

The following post has some very good thoughts about what languages to teach undergrads: Walking Randomly Should Fortran be taught to Undergraduates?. Essentially he suggests starting with Python, NumPy & matplotlib which are both excellent and …

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Arduino + Python

Here’s a talk I did at the Chicago Python Users’ Group (ChiPy) back in February. It starts a little ways in, and there’s a section where the video hangs, but it’s mostly there: Special thanks to Carl for doing captures and posting the ChiPy talks …

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