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"…But Nobody To Know What It Is"

I received an announcement yesterday for a graduate student consortium at VL/HCC’08 on “Expanding the Benefits of Computational Thinking to Diverse Populatio...
May 03, 2008

Stats on Founders

Interesting paper on the demographics of American entrepreneurs: ...a larger proportion of tech founders are middle-aged, well-educated in business or techni...
May 03, 2008

A Question for the Class

To what degree (if any) are the software developers who wrote the code involved in this tragedy responsible for what happened? To what degree (if any) shoul...
May 02, 2008

I Want a Platypus Too

Just read Elisabeth Hendrickson’s posts on next-generation functional testing tools, and thought the links (her articles, plus tools she finds intriguing) wo...
May 02, 2008

Code Review Coincidences

I discovered during my Wednesday trip to the MathWorks that they do extensive code reviews in house. Coincidentally, Guido van Rossum sent mail to the Python...
May 02, 2008