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Science in the 21st Century

I’m at the “Science in the 21st Century” conference at the Perimeter Institute today. There are 32 people in the room right now: 23 are male and 9 are femal...
September 11, 2008

Student Projects This Term

The students in my CSC491 capstone course picked their projects today—here are the students (S) and mentors (M) for the term: Porting the Online Marking to...
September 10, 2008

Start of Another Academic Year

It’s September, so here we go again… Samira, Jeremy, Carolyn, and I welcomed Aran Donohue, Alicia Grubb, Zachary Kincaid, Jason Montojo, and Rory Tulk to the...
September 08, 2008

What’s Your Favorite Online Survey Engine?

We’re running a survey this fall of how scientists use computers, and while SurveyMonkey does most of what we want, it doesn’t do everything. We would welco...
September 06, 2008