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Good Trouble

John Lewis, 1940 - 2020 Good trouble
July 18, 2020

Thoughts from a Not-So-Influential Educator

I was honored to receive ACM SIGSOFT’s Influential Educator Award for 2020 this past April. I was also surprised: while I think I’ve helped scientists throug...
July 09, 2020

June 2020 Papers

I just downloaded 30 papers from ICSE 2020 that are (a) more interesting and useful than 90% of what’s in the undergrad SE textbooks I’ve read and (b) probab...
June 20, 2020

Three by Two

For the last few years I’ve been asking trainee teachers to give one another feedback on a two-by-two grid with positive versus negative on the vertical axis...
June 09, 2020

Marble Race

Plan: Andrew Gatt. Taping and swearing and eventual triumph: my family.
May 27, 2020