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Ruby Book Sales Surpass Python

Grain of salt and all, but this is an interesting trend indicator. What really made me gnash my teeth was the discovery that some Pythoneers are responding ...
December 08, 2005

Teaching Computer Science in 2006

I have accepted a half-time teaching position in the Dept. of Computer Science at the University of Toronto for 2006. As well as teaching some regular cours...
December 07, 2005

Perforce to Support DrProject Development

We are very pleased to announce that Perforce Software Inc. is contributing CDN$12,000 toward the further development of DrProject. Founded in 1995, Perforc...
December 07, 2005

Science is Beautiful

I've never understood people who find science cold or threatening---not when it comes up with things like this. To quote Primo Levi, "What a very few are ac...
December 07, 2005