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Survey: Theory vs. Practice

A couple of profs (one in Sweden, the other in New Zealand) have put together a short survey to find out if programmers write code the way they’ve been told ...
March 19, 2009

Keywords Speak Louder Than Words

Mozilla is taking education pretty seriously these days (see previous posts). The latest news from David Humphrey is a brand new Bugzilla keyword for tagging...
March 19, 2009

Magic Hardware Is Live

Shidan Gouran & friends have a new venture called Magic Hardware, an online store for all things to do with home automation. (Want to give your fridge a...
March 19, 2009

Maciej Cegłowski on Meltdowns

Well-written article from Maciej Cegłowski about financial and climatic meltdowns, and the inability of mass-media democracies to think sensibly about long-t...
March 18, 2009