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Jun 18, 2018 one comment

While listening to Advaitic Songs by Öm and reading the ACM article “Teaching two programming languages in the first CS course” it reminded me of my faux lesson plan for a college course that no one would ever hire me to teach. In this course students would indeed use and learn two programming languages: one […]


Jun 11, 2018

Currently listening to Northumbria’s Markland as one does while writing code and realized that it’s been a while since I’ve posted here. This has been a pretty busy year inside and outside of my work-a-day life and as a result my pointed writings have slowed to a dull crawl. I still try to write whenever […]

The best things and stuff of 2017

Jan 2, 2018 some comments

Great things and people that I discovered, learned, read, met, etc. in 2017. No particular ordering is implied. Not everything is new. also: see the lists from 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011 and 2010 Great blog posts read What’s next? – A wonderful post by Graydon Hoare where he explores what he sees as […]

Computer Archeology: The Intelligent Machines Journal – Issue 1 Dec. 78

Nov 7, 2017

Thread Reader is happy to present an unrolled Twitter story by @fogus

Pascal at Apple

Jul 20, 2017 some comments

Lately I’ve been reading old computing papers, articles, journals, magazines, and memos and tweeting about them as I work my way through. The most recent exploration was of an Apple internal memo about the history of Apple’s involvement with Pascal. The memo is cursory, but it does provide an interesting snapshot of the history of […]

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