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Advice From a Newbie No More

Adina Chuang-Howe recently wrote a great blog post titled "Advice from newbie to newbie", in which she gives some advice to her younger and not-yet-computati...
January 04, 2013

Why We Need Evidence

Our previous post, "Empirical Evidence for the Value of Version Control", generated a lot of comments. Many sought to explain why version control is helpful,...
December 30, 2012

What Will Programming Look Like in 2020?

Over on Lambda the Ultimate, Sean McDirmid has asked: What will programming look like in 2020? Keep in mind that programming in 2012 mostly resembles program...
December 29, 2012

Computer Science Curricula 2013

Following a roughly 10 year cycle, the ACM and IEEE Computer Society jointly sponsor the development of a Computing Curricula volume on Computer Science. The...
December 23, 2012