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Library Trends

Interesting post by Peter Brantley, with quotes and data from Jerry McDonough, quantifying the decline in students’ use of university libraries.
July 17, 2007

I Bet the Acronym Came First

CRAP is “Change Risk Analysis and Predictions”, and it’s the subject of Alberto Savoia’s latest Artima posting. (Alberto wrote about testing for Beautiful Co...
July 17, 2007

Attacked by Hippos

This is what happens when you come back from vacation around here… ;-)
July 16, 2007


The latest issue of SIGCSE Bulletin (Vol 39, #3, Sept 2007) has the proceedings from the 12th Annual SIGCSE Conference on Innovation and Technology in Comput...
July 14, 2007