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Jumping Genes

Several people have created family trees to trace the evolution of programming languages (see, for example, the Mother Tongues chart). Given the news that cl...
December 29, 2008

Profs on Facebook

Had an interesting discussion today about the pros and cons of profs becoming Facebook friends with their students. On the one hand, profs want to connect wi...
December 29, 2008