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Exercises for Teaching Programming

Every mechanic has her favorite screwdrivers, and every good teacher has different kinds of exercises to check that her students are actually learning, let t...
October 16, 2017

Discovery: Three and Out

We were really looking forward to Star Trek: Discovery. Finally: a Star Trek series we could watch together for the first time as a family. But that dream di...
October 08, 2017

The Big Picture Revisited

It’s been seven years since I first tried to draw this diagram; I’m not sure I’ve made much progress, but the act is its own reward. Please click on the imag...
September 30, 2017

Git, Graphs, and Software Engineering

A couple of years ago, I complained that distributed version control still hadn’t had its structured revolution. After yet another discussion about how usefu...
September 30, 2017

I’m Tired of Killing Aliens

I’ve been waiting over a year for Iron Marines to come out. My whole family loved Ironhide Games’ Kingom Rush trilogy, and I hoped that a cartoon RTS would c...
September 24, 2017