Professor Working to Advance CS as a Science
“The problem with computer science is that a few people think it equals programming. It’s the same as someone thinking that all of mathematics is algebra,” said Snodgrass, the principal investigator on the grant. “But that doesn’t emphasize the great ideas behind computer science, and that’s what we want to bring out in this grant.”
I agree 100% with this quote from the article.
I love to write code, but computer science is way more than just programming.
Alice 3.0 Site
Alice 3.0 is moving along.
I used Alice 3.0 in my AP CS classes last year and plan to use it again this year.
Alice 3.0 does a great job of helping students visualize arrays and for each loops.
Robots with Perception
This is pretty interesting.
What should the government’s role be in CyberSecurity?
This looks to be a very hot topic for some time to come.
IT Jobs Set to Increase by 6 Million Globally
More jobs in the IT sector – what a surprise!
Computer Program Concludes Shakespeare Had Help
As if we did not already know this.
To have help or not have help – that is the real question.
Solving the P-NP Puzzler
1 Million To Solve the P-NP Problem
What is P and NP?
P vs NP – The Minesweeper Problem
I have discussed this with my students and think the whole scenario is very interesting.
This is similar to the Netflix challenge on which I have made prior posts.