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Doug Peterson

Computing in schools: teaching the next generation of computer scientists | Teacher Net... - 2 views

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    "To inspire the next generation of [Tim Berners-Lee]s and Ada Lovelaces, we need to excite children about the art, as well as the science, of computing"
Peter Beens

There Is More To Computing Than Computer Science - Computer Science Teacher - Thoughts ... - 1 views

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    Last week Doug Peterson pointed me to an article called "Let's not call it computer science if we really mean computer programming." My initial reaction was "Let's not call it computer programming if we really mean software engineering."  Really the author was talking more about the difference between CS and SE than much else.The ACM has a great Computing Careers web site which lists a number of computing fields and degrees. I recommend this series to teachers and guidance councilors all the time. They list five different degree paths:
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    Last week Doug Peterson pointed me to an article called "Let's not call it computer science if we really mean computer programming." My initial reaction was "Let's not call it computer programming if we really mean software engineering."  Really the author was talking more about the difference between CS and SE than much else.The ACM has a great Computing Careers web site which lists a number of computing fields and degrees. I recommend this series to teachers and guidance councilors all the time. They list five different degree paths:
Doug Peterson

A radical manifesto for teaching computing | Education | The Observer - 2 views

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    There is a growing consensus that the way children in schools are being taught information technology is in need of a radical overhaul. Here John Naughton explains the problem and offers a manifesto for revolutionary action
Doug Peterson

Julia, a language for technical computing | Lambda the Ultimate - 2 views

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    Julia, a language for technical computing
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    Looks interesting. Once mastered, it might be an excellent language to use in programming competitions.
Doug Peterson

Can Microsoft Web Matrix 2.0 lure developers to Azure? - Cloud Computing News - 0 views

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    Microsoft hopes to use the company's Web Matrix 2.0 tool-now in beta-to lure new-age web developers to Azure, its cloud-computing platform-as-a-service.
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