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Victor Ng’s company, MonkeyBean, builds web tools for adventure travel companies. They have a video up on YouTube that’s kind of fun — especially if you lik...
October 26, 2006

Award Winners Redux

Pat Smith (ex-49X) was the official photographer at last night’s undergraduate awards ceremony. Maria Khomenko and Jonathan Lung were among the recipients —...
October 26, 2006

German Version of "Bottleneck"

A German version of my article “Where’s the Real Bottleneck in Scientific Computing?” has just appeared in Spektrum magazine. Pay-per-view, unfortunately, b...
October 26, 2006

DemoCamp 10: Congratulations

DemoCamp 10 was held last night, and three of the five presentations were from U of T. Sana Tapal (now at Jonah Group) and Andrey Petrov led off with the On...
October 24, 2006

DrProject Internals: Setting the Stage

Over the past 18 months, students here at the University of Toronto have modified and enhanced an open source system called Trac to create DrProject, a class...
October 23, 2006