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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

Discussing the Balance

I accumulated a few links this summer about gender equity in computing, particularly in open source. The two that bear re-reading are: Robert Kaye reports ...
August 30, 2009

Win! Win! Er… Fail

I’m planning to give my aging MacBook to my mother-in-law as a couch-top email machine, and am looking for a replacement. I don’t do much programming any mor...
August 30, 2009

Is The Future Waving At You?

Cameron Neylon has been playing with Google Wave, and he likes it. His presentation at Science Online in London in August explains why (you can also watch vi...
August 30, 2009

The Hill We Need to Climb

New article in NOW Magazine about Toronto being stuck in “version 1.0” when it comes to all things web. On the bright side, that means there’s plenty of sco...
August 28, 2009