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University Economics

An interesting post from Carleton’s Prof. Nick Rowe about the economics of prof/student ratios (and other things). His exclusive use of male pronouns grates ...
October 31, 2010

I Wish I’d Thought Of This

Professors Leiserson and Amarasinghe teach a course called “Performance Engineering of Software Systems” at MIT. According to this article, they bring in ex...
October 31, 2010

Would You Prefer…

Here are three instructional videos that I enjoyed watching: The Crisis of Credit Visualized Math is Not Linear Changing Education Paradigms What they have...
October 30, 2010

Need Something to Debug

Following up on the previous post about the way Paul Dubois organizes good practices as "defense in depth", we would really like to include a lecture on debu...
October 30, 2010

Dubois on Maintaining Correctness

Something else I didn't get to at the Met Office last week: Paul F. Dubois: "Maintaining Correctness in Scientific Programs". Computing in Science & Engi...
October 30, 2010