Radical simplification of design (September 25, 2003, 0) - I just realized that the whole point of the system I’m making is peer
review. Not another submission system, but peer review and how I’m
going to use it in class. I am somewhat peeved with myself.
So, the components I need to focus on are:
- defining the review graph
- requiring everyone to post a URL to their
“Charity Challenges Programmers to Code for Society” (November 8, 2003, 0) - The nonprofit mySociety.org recently launched an initiative to
fund low-cost, socially beneficial IT projects that operate over
electronic networks. The organization has encouraged the online
submission of proposals for the first two projects, and …
Back in the groove (March 24, 2006, 0) - I had a totally awesome day at IBM today, crunching some data and
doing some nifty photocloud visualizations of all the people who had
blogged about a certain topic. I sorted it by domain in order to
collocate people from the same lab, and resized the photos according
to the number of posts they had made, linking each picture
New system (April 19, 2004, 0) - I should get around to making a new Courses submission system so that
I’ll actually use it. Improvements:
- Teachers can create their own classes.
- Classes can be marked as active/inactive.
- Applets can be viewed in-place.
- People can delete files.
- Teaching assistants can change passwords, but not add/delete people.
- Teachers can add/delete people.