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Open, Free, or Me: Return of the Binary in the Coalmine

June 28, 2012 by


You may recall that a few months ago I wrote a post about how open source is a continuum and that free and open are orthogonal concepts.  Well, the nice people at the American Nuclear Society invited me to a round table discussion on software licences on Monday where I presented this material.  I figured I’d post my […]

Episode 27: Ladies Who Learn And Code

June 23, 2012 by


Listen to the podcast On episode 27, the henspeckles were flying. In April, we had a very lively chat with some very inspiring women in computing and computing education. This episode discusses the importance of educational organizations like the ones that these ladies are leading, addresses some challenges and opportunities for women in computing, and […]

UUID for #include Diamond Problem

June 22, 2012 by


Hello scientists!  Sorry it has been a while since we posted.  We promise that there are episodes in the pipeline, coming soon to an eardrum near you! In the meantime, if you have ever programmed in C/C++ you are well aware of the #include diamond problem.  Basically you can’t have the same binary include the same header […]


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