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Surveying Scientists’ Use of Computers

Computers are as important to modern scientists as test tubes, but we know surprisingly little about how scientists develop and use software in their researc...
October 15, 2008

So Far Behind

I’d like to start this lengthy set of reviews by apologizing to the authors and editors who’ve been waiting so patiently for me to tell the world about their...
October 10, 2008

Another Check for Amnesty International

The folks at O’Reilly sent me another royalty statement for Beautiful Code a couple of days ago: sales have (unsurprisingly) leveled off, but we’ve still rai...
October 05, 2008

Second Season of Usability Wraps Up

The second Season of Usability just wrapped up; Ellen Reitmayr has posted a summary, along with a description of the excellent work that Liz Blankenship did ...
October 05, 2008