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Recent posts

DemoCamp: Biggerer!

Thanks to Sara Franca, the CS department’s wonderful communications officer, we have managed to get a larger venue for DemoCamp 15. Another 50 tickets are a...
October 05, 2007

Three Angles on Security

Plane flights are a great way to catch up on my reading, though they play hell with my back. I got through two and a half books on my way to and from the we...
October 04, 2007

Distinguished Lectures at U of T

The Distinguished Lectures series in Computer Science at U of T has just been announced. It’s quite a list: Oct 30: Jon Kleinberg (Cornell) Nov 27: Sanje...
October 03, 2007

Doomed to Repeat It

Those who cannot learn from history are doomed to repeat it. (Santayana)
October 02, 2007

On Spec Again

I got a contract in the mail last night from On Spec magazine for another story. The spooky part was, when I stopped in at Bakka on Sunday to pick up a book...
October 02, 2007