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The Cowichan Problems

Back in the 1990s, as the first wave of euphoria about parallel computing was topping out, I had a crazy idea: why don't we actually try to measure, or at le...
June 12, 2010

Thought for the Day

We talked of the education of children; and I asked him what he thought was the best way to teach them first. Johnson: "Sir, it is no matter what you teach...
June 11, 2010

Interview: SHARCNET’s Hugh Couchman

The first of our two sponsor interviews today is with SHARCNET's Prof. Hugh Couchman. Tell us a bit about your organization and its goals. SHARCNET provides ...
June 11, 2010

Counting Things

I re-read Robins et al's "Learning and Teaching Programming: A Review and Discussion" [1] and Eccles and Stacey's "Understanding the Parallel Programming" [2...
June 11, 2010