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Recent posts

The ACM’s Top 25

Between October 2005 and January 2006, the ACM polled its professional members, asking them to nominate and then vote for books they considered classics. Th...
June 23, 2006

Congratulations to this year’s grads

Several 49X alumni and former members of the DrProject team have graduated from the University of Toronto in the past two weeks — congratulations to you all....
June 22, 2006

Donors Choose

Back in the day, there were bumper stickers saying, “It’ll be a great day when education gets all the money it wants and the Air Force has to hold a bake sal...
June 22, 2006

Spring is Here

Pat Smith and Greg Lapouchnian (both former 49X project students) have written a two-part article on the Spring framework for Red Hat Magazine. The first pa...
June 21, 2006