Dr. Dobb’s Goes Flash-Based

Huh. I just received a link in email to “my” August issue of Dr. Dobb’s Journal. I’m not going to post the link I got, since it’s undoubtedly linked to me, but can anyone access http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/cmp/ddj0807/index.php? It’s a Flash-based interface, but even when viewed in profile, full-screen (1050 x 1680), it’s annoyingly fuzzy: Which zooms […]

Turing Award Boosted to $250K: Put On Your Thinking Caps!

Google is joining Intel in putting more cash into the kitty for the Turing Award. To me, $250K is nonsensical — you should either go for the million (Who Wants To Be A CS Millionaire?) or maintain the super-coolness of the <a href=”http://www.fields.utoronto.ca/aboutus/jcfields/fields_medal.html”” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>Fields Prize (cash value: $15000 Loonies).