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Recent posts

Corrections Done

All the outstanding minor corrections to the Software Carpentry notes have now been made; there are still 21 diagrams outstanding, but they should be in by S...
April 28, 2006

Because Of Course, They’re All Guys

I forwarded a link to an article called Unit Testers Get More Chicks to some friends; one immediately replied, “Because of course, they’re all guys.” Ironic...
April 26, 2006

98052 Search Trends

These stats from Richard Zwicky's blog at Metamend are interesting. Why? Because Microsoft corporate headquarters is in 98052...
April 26, 2006

DemoCamp5 Redux

The University of Toronto hosted DemoCamp 5 last night. It went well: 143 people showed up, the Bell Kids Help Phone team gave a fault-free presentation, an...
April 26, 2006

Entry-Level Modeling Tools Revisited

Regular readers will know that one of my interests is entry-level modeling tools — i.e., modeling tools that undergraduate students can learn in an hour or t...
April 24, 2006