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Recent posts

I Haven’t Been Blogging at ICSE…

…but some of my colleagues have: Steve Easterbrook Rory Tulk Jorge Aranda Jason Montojo Aran Donohue Interesting stat from Carlo Ghezzi (via Steve’s b...
May 23, 2009

Programmer Accountability

The European Commission is thinking about extending consumer protection laws to cover bugs in software. Unsurprisingly, the Business Software Alliance is op...
May 22, 2009

It’s Vancouver’s Turn

In the wake of Toronto’s announcement that it’s opening up its data comes a similar advance in Vancouver. Those of you looking for research and business opp...
May 15, 2009

OCR for Line Drawings?

MIT Press has kindly given me permission to put my first book, Practical Parallel Programming, up on the web. Many of the specifics are out of date, but I ...
May 14, 2009

More Python for Scientists in Toronto

As well as the Software Carpentry course we’re running in Toronto July 13-31 this year, the Physics department is organizing a one-week Python Boot Camp July...
May 13, 2009