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Science 2.0 talks in Toronto July 29

A decade ago, people like Jon Udell were imagining how the web could radically change the way science is done. Today, those visions are becoming a reality, a...
July 15, 2009

Day 2

After three Python lectures yesterday, we slowed down a bit today and looked at a pair of tools every professional programmer relies on: symbolic debuggers a...
July 15, 2009

Yay Amazon, Boo Canada Post

I ordered three books from Amazon last week. Parcel arrived this morning with a dent in one edge. Opened the box: two books are in good shape, one has a gash...
July 14, 2009

Aaaand They’re Off!

We had our first lecture this morning, and the students are working on their first exercises right now in pairs. You can follow progress at http://friendfeed...
July 13, 2009