July 22, 2004

“IBM to Help Train Students for IT Work”

July 22, 2004 - Categories: -Uncategorized

The new IBM Academic Initiative is a program to aid academic institutions
that support open-source software and open standards by contributing
hardware and software and training students for in-demand IT skills such as
programming, architecture, and technology certifications, says IBM’s Buell …
http://www.acm.org/technews/articles/2004-6/0721w.html#item7

It’s about time. ;)

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Talked to Doc V about BlueJ today

July 22, 2004 - Categories: -Uncategorized

Got (mildly) scolded about the use of BlueJ. My class is doing fine
(or at least I think so), but other classes are floundering because
the teachers aren’t familiar with BlueJ pedagogy.

He had a brilliant idea: next time, use a Number object for the prime
problems…