It appears that there is only one course on Software Engineering available from MIT’s OpenCourseware experiment. That course, Laboratory in Software Engineering, looks pretty good as an undergraduate introduction to systems engineering; it uses Java as the implementation language. The materials, especially the lecture notes, are impressive.
C# standardization moves ahead. Microsoft and its allies make a quiet advance in pushing C#, a competitor to Java and a foundation for the company’s next-generation Internet services. [CNET News.com] Microsoft is moving towards ISO standardization of the C# language.
Jimmy Carter won the Nobel Peace Prize. Hooray! I don’t know if the country’s ever had a better ex-President.
Apollonians Beware! Thoughts on an evening at Sotheby’s