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Jolt Awards 2005

Every year, CMP Media (owners of DDJ, Software Development, and many other fine magazines) hand out Jolt awards in various categories. This year's winners a...
March 17, 2005

What Would Google Do?

One day, I'm sure I'll see a bumper sticker saying, "What would Google do?" They have become this generation's Apple---the hotspot where all the coolest cod...
March 17, 2005

Pythoneers at SIGSCSE

Several colleagues of mine at the University of Toronto were at SIGCSE 2005 a couple of weeks ago. They came back with lots to report; most interesting for ...
March 15, 2005

Reading the Fine Print

Ted Leung's always-excellent blog had this article today about AOL changing the terms of service for AOL Instant Messenger. Quoting Ted quoting AOL:
March 13, 2005