My Saturday evening lightning talk

Posted by: barbara | Date: Apr 17, 2013 | Category: PyCon

In which I speak in front of a bajillion people ...

Okay, it was possibly not that many people. Total attendance for PyCon 2013 was around 2500, and the auditorium was pretty packed for Saturday night talks - so it felt like a bajillion.

Katie Cunningham and I taught ...

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Amazing things to do with a Raspberry Pi

Posted by: barbara | Date: Apr 16, 2013 | Category: PyCon

The Raspberry Pi got another mention on Boing Boing last week, promoting a brief sampling of some of the wonderful things you can do with it:

    "Raspberry Pi, the tiny, cheap and hackable computer for children of all ages, may be used as the heart of an ...

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Young Coders made it to Forbes!

Posted by: barbara | Date: Apr 10, 2013 | Category: PyCon


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Young Coders Learning Python at PyCon 2013

Posted by: barbara | Date: Mar 19, 2013 | Category: PyCon Python

At PyCon 2013 this past week, I was fortunate to be able to pair up with Katie Cunningham to teach two 1-day workshops for young and aspiring programmers:

The Young Coder: Let's Learn Python

On the first day, we taught younger students aged approximately 10-12, and on the ...

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PyCon 2013: Young Coder "Lets Learn Python" Tutorial

Posted by: barbara | Date: Jan 28, 2013 | Category: PyCon

At PyCon 2013, I'll be participating in my first-ever tutorial, helping Katie Cunningham as we introduce 12- to 18-year-olds to the world of Python coding.

From the official description:

    "This free tutorial will explore how to program using Python by making games. The workshop will start with learning Python's simple ...

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