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Student Demos at U of T

On Wednesday, July 29, from 10-12 am, our summer students will be doing presentations and demos of their projects in Room 1200 of the Bahen Centre at 40 St. ...
July 17, 2009

ASCII Art in Reverse

This tool lets you draw a character, then tries to figure out the LaTeX that will produce it. Clever—sad that in the 21st Century we still need things like t...
July 17, 2009

50 for Medicine

Medicine 3.0 has posted a list of 50 successful open source projects that are changing medicine. The entries are uneven, but there’s a lot of good stuff here...
July 17, 2009

Day 4

Today was all about the Unix shell: Karen Reid covered a wide range of topics, often using live examples. Some of the students had never used a command-line...
July 17, 2009

Data Collaboration

Jon Udell is one of the guest speakers at the Science 2.0 talks on July 29. I asked him, “Can you bring a bucket full of links to examples of cool things pe...
July 16, 2009