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Java Coders Needed

For their thesis projects, two of my graduate students are studying what programmers actually do when developing software. I can’t give you more details tha...
August 25, 2009

Splitting Scheme

From Lambda the Ultimate: According to a draft statement, Scheme is to be split into a small and a large language, the small being designed for educators and...
August 24, 2009

Wrapping Up the Summer

One by one and two by two our summer students are wrapping up: Eben Hailemariam has moved the Eclipse feature diagram plugin to Google Code, and has posted...
August 24, 2009

EveryBlock and Toronto

As reported two weeks ago, MSNBC has acquired EveryBlock, a web-based tool that aggregates crime data, restaurant reviews, health inspections, local news and...
August 24, 2009