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Recent posts

The Big and the Small

More resources for students interested in doing projects with Toronto’s data this fall: GeoGratis: a portal provided by the Earth Sciences Sector (ESS) of ...
August 31, 2009

Adam on Agile

Adam Goucher was at Agile 2009 last week, and has been blogging the highlights. Two that particularly caught my eye were Arin Sime’s talk “How to sell a trad...
August 31, 2009

Different Weights, Different Answers

In my experience, people often come to different conclusions not because they disagree on fundamentals, but because they weight the factors in play different...
August 31, 2009

Thinking About Grad School?

Andrew Petersen (a lecturer in computer science at the University of Toronto at Mississauga) has written a very good post about deciding whether or not to at...
August 31, 2009

Congratulations to the MarkUs Team

MarkUs, a Rails-based tool for marking student programming assignments, just released Version 0.5. MarkUs aims to provide the convenience and flexibility of ...
August 30, 2009