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$67 million a year

The US Dept. of Energy has just announced the next round of funding for SciDAC, its flagship supercomputing program. US$67 million per year for three to fiv...
December 28, 2005

New Year’s Schedule for Software Carpentry

I’m teaching a cut-down version of Software Carpentry at the IASSE in two and a half weeks. I’ll have students half days for the weeks of January 16 and 23, ...
December 27, 2005

Visual Studio vs. Eclipse

A nice list of some things that Eclipse does better than Visual Studio (which is still my favorite IDE). I got it from Mike Gunderloy's always-excellent Lar...
December 26, 2005

Review: Why Programs Fail

2005 was an excellent year for books. Not only were there a lot of good ones, some covered topics that hadn’t been covered before (at least, not well or rec...
December 24, 2005