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Re: What sorts of courses would you be most interested in? (II)
« Reply #105 on: December 29, 2014, 10:03:35 PM »
I was thinking of attempting to build a date converter for the Warhammer 40,000 Imperial Dating System in Python. I'm not sure how to provide an input form. That is to say how to think about menus.

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Re: What sorts of courses would you be most interested in? (II)
« Reply #106 on: December 29, 2014, 11:32:10 PM »
That sounds like Tkinter would be more useful. I could learn PyQt, but I would rather just do a simple tutorial or two for that rather than a whole Academy course.

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Re: What sorts of courses would you be most interested in? (II)
« Reply #107 on: December 30, 2014, 12:33:32 AM »
With any luck that'd help a great deal  :D

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Re: What sorts of courses would you be most interested in? (II)
« Reply #108 on: January 04, 2015, 06:39:08 PM »
ANYONE INTERESTED IN RUNNING A COURSE SHOULD MESSAGE ME ASAP OKAY THANKS AWESOME.

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Re: What sorts of courses would you be most interested in? (II)
« Reply #109 on: February 08, 2015, 01:00:32 AM »
So I've had an idea. Would there be interest in a sort of 'journal club' like set up? Say if a piece of research hits the news, or someone stumbles across a paper and they're not sure what to make of it, or want to discuss the ideas it brings up, then they could bring it there for community discussion?

The only issue I can see is the problem of pay walls to access some journals. But there are quite a few that are open access, or that I'm sure at least of few of us here will have access to in order to comment on it.

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Re: What sorts of courses would you be most interested in? (II)
« Reply #110 on: February 08, 2015, 01:02:38 AM »
I'd be interested in this, absolutely :) Though of course we'll have something of a gap in skillsets given our very broad range of disciplines.
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Re: What sorts of courses would you be most interested in? (II)
« Reply #111 on: February 09, 2015, 12:30:48 PM »
I've messaged you about the journal club.

I'd definitely be interested, always looking to expand my academic horizons! And I guess you could stipulate that free versions of the paper must be available... Though Google Scholar has never failed me on that front.
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Re: What sorts of courses would you be most interested in? (II)
« Reply #112 on: February 13, 2015, 02:44:57 PM »
As Lizard has expressed interest in running a C++ course, and I've not actually done much with it in over a year, would anyone be interested if I ran a Python course instead?

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Re: What sorts of courses would you be most interested in? (II)
« Reply #113 on: February 13, 2015, 03:22:45 PM »
Whoops, didn't mean to step on any toes! Just didn't seem like you were doing much with it, so... :P

But yes, Python. Do it. Doooo iiiiit.
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Re: What sorts of courses would you be most interested in? (II)
« Reply #114 on: February 13, 2015, 04:09:09 PM »
If Lizard is willing to take up the C++ front, then by all means, a Python course would be much appreciated, Sir King. :) I don't think it matters who does it, as much as it gets done, giving the community the resources to learn and grow.

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Re: What sorts of courses would you be most interested in? (II)
« Reply #115 on: February 13, 2015, 04:11:01 PM »
I'm trying to take CS50 through edX at the moment and they seem keen on C. If I survive I'm thinking that Python will be a friendly face compared to C!

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Re: What sorts of courses would you be most interested in? (II)
« Reply #116 on: February 27, 2015, 05:54:24 PM »
So we want a C or C++ course, yes?
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