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Tracking Down a Seminal Work on Computer Construction  in Russian
Tracking Down a Seminal Work on Computer Construction in Russian
10.23.2020

A Russian edition of Rutishauser's standard work on computer construction.

Why I Don't Recommend CSRankings .org: Know the Values You are Ranking On
Why I Don't Recommend CSRankings .org: Know the Values You are Ranking On
10.18.2020

 Just because a ranking is computable doesn't mean that it's right.

Measuring Up: How to Properly Measure Your Programmers
Measuring Up: How to Properly Measure Your Programmers
10.16.2020

To measure or to not measure, that is the question. Ask programmers and many will tell you that measurement is …

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"We're now approaching the technological threshold where the little guys …

Schools Clamored for Seesaw’s App. That Was Good News, and Bad News.
Schools Clamored for Seesaw’s App. That Was Good News, and Bad News.
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It wasn't simple to become a do-it-all education tool almost …

The U.S.-China Conflict Over Chips Is About to Get Uglier
The U.S.-China Conflict Over Chips Is About to Get Uglier
10.26.2020

Politics is roiling the semiconductor business model, sparking a drive …

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