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Day 7: Lots More Objects

We took a detour from the notes yesterday morning and built some classes to represent matrices. One reason was to show students how to break a problem down i...
July 22, 2009

DemoCamp 21 Lineup

DemoCamp Toronto 21 is being held on Tuesday, July 28, 2009 from 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM in the Velma Roger Theatre at 333 Bloor St E. (Thanks to Mike Lee, Bonnie ...
July 21, 2009

Elsevier’s Future, Version 0.1

Elsevier (a big scientific publisher) have unveiled their guess of what the future of scientific publishing looks like. Tabs? Got 'em. Audio? Yup. RSS fe...
July 21, 2009

Day 6: Theory and Practice

We started Week 2 with a morning of theory: Francois Pitt, a senior lecturer in U of T's Computer Science department, gave students a crash course in algorit...
July 21, 2009

Damian Conway in Toronto July 27

It’s shaping up to be a busy week… Noted Perlista Damian Conway is speaking on July 27 at the Bahen Centre, to be followed by DemoCamp on the 28th, undergrad...
July 20, 2009