The Super Simple Programming Book is one example to teach programming in an Agile way. In general, Agile concepts can lead to highly effective learning.
Edwin Torres From BLOG@CACM | March 29, 2019 at 11:29 AM
There is a growing trend to treat very difficult problems in computer science as purely engineering problems where solutions are approximated using data-driven...Walid S. Saba From BLOG@CACM | February 8, 2018 at 11:14 PM
State of the Practice focus at SC16 expands opportunities for HPC service providers and practitioners to publish their innovations and best practices.
Dan Stanzione From BLOG@CACM | April 6, 2016 at 04:30 PM
One of the themes at SC14 was the tension between developing programs that run fast vs. the time required by humans to develop and maintain fast-running programs...Joel C. Adams From BLOG@CACM | December 1, 2014 at 04:47 PM
Miraikan in Tokyo showcases Japanese technologies and challenges visitors to think how humans can improve their quality of life while mitigating risks.
Mei Kobayashi From BLOG@CACM | November 26, 2014 at 08:02 AM
At SC14, graduate students mentor undergraduates interested in pursuing advanced degrees in fields related to high performance computing.
Jeffrey Hollingsworth From BLOG@CACM | November 20, 2014 at 10:25 AM
SC14 launched this year’s gala with a new plenary session to highlight the advancements that HPC enables in everything from soap to safer cars to the discovery...Wilfred Pinfold From BLOG@CACM | November 18, 2014 at 10:17 AM
SC14 gets underway this week in New Orleans, LA (USA). This year the conference has produced a series of accessible videos highlighting why — in terms that hopefully...John West From BLOG@CACM | November 17, 2014 at 08:48 AM
The longitudinal value of research data often accrues to disciplines other than those where it was created. We need a new model that judiciously balances investment...Daniel A. Reed From BLOG@CACM | November 16, 2014 at 04:56 PM
Modern robots are no longer just about hardware. Software algorithms play an essential role in bringing life-like movements to industrial robots and humanoids.
...Mei Kobayashi From BLOG@CACM | October 28, 2014 at 01:34 AM
Often, you will be told programming languages do not matter much. It is a pretty general rule that people arguing language does not matter are simply trying...Bertrand Meyer From BLOG@CACM | April 15, 2014 at 08:58 PM
The program of ACM Multimedia is very diverse: apart from oral and poster presentations, panels and keynotes there are challenges and competitions. Some may really... From BLOG@CACM | October 24, 2013 at 10:02 AM
This year ACM Multimedia had a new revision process that may be of interest for other ACM conferences. Let's review it and see also the best papers selection.Marco Bertini From BLOG@CACM | November 4, 2013 at 11:27 AM