Archive for January, 2006

Operating Systems Textbook Published

Max Hailperin is pleased to announce the publication of his new textbook on the principles of operating systems and middleware. This book, Operating Systems and Middleware: Supporting Controlled Interaction, was published January 19, 2006, by Thomson Course Technology. Those of you lucky enough to be teaching computer science can get an examination copy through your […]

Computer science curricula, programming languages, and minds

Joel Spolsky recently posted some interesting musings about computer science education under the heading The Perils of JavaSchools. They make particularly interesting reading given the current configuration of our introductory computer science courses at Gustavus (now about 15 years old) and given that we’re slowly warming up for a discussion of whether we want to […]