Creating a certificate authority in Ansible

Posted on Thu 26 March 2020 in ansible • Tagged with ansible

As part of my continuing work on Cluster in the Cloud, I had a situation where I needed to create a TLS certificate for a non-poblic host. These days for anything internet-facing with a DNS name I would normally just use Let's Encrypt but this was an internal host on …


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Reflections on our first online programming workshop

Posted on Mon 23 March 2020 in teaching • Tagged with teaching, python, online, workshop

Last Friday we ran the first online-version of our successful software engineering, data analysis and machine learning workshops. Previously, our workshops were 3-hour in-person events. Attendees would work at their own speed through self-guided web-based material. The workshop lead would present short sections of live-coding, while helpers would walk the …


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Strathmore Data Week 2019

Posted on Wed 17 July 2019 in teaching • Tagged with teaching, python, strathmore, kenya, jgi

As part of an ongoing collaboration betweek Strathmore Univeristy in Nairobi, Kenya and the Jean Golding Institute (JGI) at the University of Bristol, UK a delegation from Bristol visited Strathmore for a week of teaching and collaboration meetings.

The teaching was loosely modeled after the Data Week that the JGI …


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