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Multi-Series Charts in Excel

I am increasingly fascinated with, and frustrated by, spreadsheets. Like most computer scientists, I have mostly ignored them, thinking that they were toys ...
December 22, 2006

Galcon for the Holidays

The last thing I need in my life right now is an addictive computer game, so what have I found? Galcon, that’s what. It’s a five-minute real-time strategy ...
December 21, 2006

In Need of an Annotation Tool

One of the profs in the Computer Science department at U of T wants to create a web-based forum in which researchers can discuss key papers in their area. T...
December 20, 2006

Give a U of T Student a Design Project

Could your business use some help with a design problem? Perhaps you are wrestling with space layout, storage problems, environmental analysis, energy decis...
December 19, 2006

Further Thoughts on Filing Bugs

Pursuant1 to last week’s post on making tickets simpler to work with in DrProject, I’m now wondering whether the real problem isn’t the number of fields, but...
December 18, 2006