When Damien Elmes said he was working on a
backlog of emacs-wiki stuff, he wasn’t kidding! <laugh> Well,
this probably means I can trim some of my hacks… =)
Did anonymous feedback. Again, I’m seeing roughly half the class
having no problems with it, and half intimidated by their classmates.
I really must find a way to address that.
The first two weeks gave us a brief overview of the different things
in Java. I think it’s time to move to straight Java. They can
experiment with BlueJ in order to better understand their work, but I
want to start getting them used to writing whole programs.
I told the history of UNIX starting with Space Travel on an obsolete
PC and ending with a description of UNIX’s influence on operating