Carpentries Clippings, 28 April

Tweet of the Week

Zhian N. Kamvar @ZKamvar

My #rstudioconf talk journey:



2022: 🚀

In addition to getting a diversity scholarship (along with soon-to-be Dr. Sher! Hurt), My submitted talk for @TheCarpentries —"Building Accessible Lessons with R and Friends"—has been accepted!

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CarpentryCon @ Home Updates

Planning for CarpentryCon @ Home 2022 is proceeding apace. This past week the planning committee decided on a theme for the event: Expanding Data Frontiers.

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Community News & Updates

Introducing our New Accessibility Manager!

We are pleased to welcome Brynn Elliott to The Carpentries Core Team! Brynn is joining as our new Accessibility Manager, through funding from the Chan Zuckerberg Foundation to advance The Carpentries Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion practices (read announcement). We asked Brynn to share a bit about herself, read on to learn more!

Highlights from the Community Calendar

Community Discussions and Themed Discussions in The Carpentries are a great way to interact with, learn from and share your knowledge and experiences with other Carpentries community members from around the world. Subscribe to our community calendar for updates on community calls that may pique your interest and are in a befitting hour depending on your timezone and schedule. You can also watch some of our recorded community calls on our YouTube channel.

May 2

  • New Discussion Host Onboarding 4:00 PM UTC

May 3

  • Repeat of New Discussion Host Onboarding 12:00 AM UTC

  • Pre and Post Workshop Discussion 6:00 PM UTC

May 10

  • Nordic Monthly Regional Call 1:00 PM UTC

Incubator Lesson Spotlight

The Incubator Lesson Spotlight is a regular feature in The Carpentries blog and Carpentries Clippings newsletter, highlighting the great work our community is doing to develop new lessons in The Carpentries Incubator. Developers of any lesson in the Incubator are encouraged to submit details about their material for inclusion in the series.

This edition’s featured lesson is Intermediate Research Software Development in Python

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