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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

The Long Tail

Joe Krauss writes about the long tail of power-law distributions, and what it means for software entrepreneurs. Interesting...
March 12, 2005

Code reviews

We're two weeks away from the coding cutoff, so I've got students doing code reviews. For most of them, this is the first time in their lives that they've m...
March 11, 2005