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Seven Non-Myths

Another good post from Mark Guzdial, this one reporting on a CS education conference he’s attending. Among the talks was one summarizing seven non-myths abou...
August 16, 2010

43% Independent

Cecilia d’Oliveira and colleagues recently wrote an essay in Science about MIT’s OpenCourseWare initiative, ten years after its inception. Among the stats: O...
August 16, 2010

Students and Code Review

Mike Conley has posted some early results from his study of student code reviews. One of the most interesting is that students who have reviewed their peers...
August 16, 2010

"Still" in On Spec

The Summer 2010 issue of On Spec has published my short story “Still”. I hope those who read it enjoy it…
August 16, 2010