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Go 77 Go!

The University of Toronto’s BlueSky solar car racing team is competing in this year’s World Solar Challenge, which is now under way in Australia. They’re car...
October 22, 2007

But Not For Me

I used to play a little jazz, and was fond of a Gershwin tune called “But Not For Me”: They're writing songs of love, but not for me, A lucky star's above,...
October 22, 2007

Unfortunate Timing

I’ve just realized that while PyCon’08 is in Chicago (good), it’s scheduled directly opposite SIGCSE’08 in Portland (bad). Either would be a lot more fun th...
October 22, 2007

Requirements Conference Prize

Jorge Aranda’s paper “Requirements in the wild: How small companies do it” has won an award for most innovative paper at the 2007 Requirements Engineering co...
October 19, 2007

A List Apart’s Web Design Survey

Via Andrew Louis, a pointer to A List Apart’s 2007 web design survey. Raw data is available as well for people who’d like to crunch it in different ways.
October 19, 2007