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Recent posts

CUTC’09 Moved to March 12-13

I’ve been meaning to blog about this one for a couple of weeks: the 2009 edition of the Canadian Undergraduate Technology Conference will be held March 12-13...
February 16, 2009

Enough Players to Hand Out Medals

I blogged last August about the first and second Provenance Challenge, in which the creators of systems for tracking scientific data and workflows were given...
February 16, 2009

Reading Update

Back in December, I blogged the books I was planning to read in January and February. Here are the quick summaries: Glut: Mastering Information Through th...
February 15, 2009

More Thanks

We wrapped up the first half of term in my third-year software engineering class with a talk from Seth Hardy, a local computer security expert. As always, I...
February 14, 2009

GSoC Videos

Done something cool for a Google Summer of Code project? Now you can show the world: they’ve set up a YouTube channel for demo screencasts and the like.
February 13, 2009