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How to Not Get Your Book Reviewed in DDJ

The first link that comes up when you google for “Microsoft Press” takes you to this page. Using a stopwatch, see how long it takes you to find the email ad...
February 08, 2007

Yahoo Pipes (or, What Took You So Long?)

Big splash today about Yahoo Pipes, complete with launch puff from Tim O’Reilly. On the one hand, past generations of WYSIWYG flowgraph programming tools ha...
February 08, 2007

What I Learned Today

I discovered two things today. The first was that most grad students don’t know about the ACM Distinguished Dissertation awards, which have been handed out ...
February 07, 2007

Web 2.0 in one video

All right, it’s exhortation rather than information, but it’s still very cool.
February 07, 2007

Research in Action: W00t!

The Computer Science department held its first showcase for local industry last Thursday. The room was packed, and there were lots of good conversations aro...
February 07, 2007