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Teaching Tech Together JavaScript for Data Science

Recent posts

Writing a Technical Book

Baron Schwartz has put up a lengthy post describing what it’s like to write a technical book (which I found through Matt Doar’s smaller, but more graphical, ...
June 17, 2008

Why I Go To DemoCamp

A chance to introduce students to potential future employers is all well and good, but the real reason I go is that there’s nowhere else in Toronto I could s...
June 16, 2008

Link Soup

Sometimes I post links here because I think you’ll be interested. Sometimes I post them so that I can find them again. Either way, it’s useful. Lily is a ...
June 16, 2008

And One That Failed

To round out the series, this proposal went in last year, but was rejected. I wish I could blame it on wrong place/wrong time, but NSERC (Canada’s major fun...
June 15, 2008

Another Sample Proposal

People seem interested, so here’s another proposal that just went in for internal review at the university. If it gets through that, my collaborators and I ...
June 15, 2008