Marty and Victoria talk about advances in graph theory, the rumored stagnation of Java, the rise of encryption as a political issue, and end with a discussion (part one of many!) on teaching web programming to high school students as an intro to CS.
What Marty’s up to
- Just finished week 9 of 10 in the quarter! Off for whole week of Thanksgiving.
- Teaching students about graphs, woo!
What Victoria’s up to
Alright if Kanye's dancing then I'm in. Long live Weeknd. Not gonna be on the wrong side of history on this one.— Feitelberg (@FeitsBarstool) August 31, 2015
- Saw the Weeknd concert! For Marty: the weeknd’s most famous song
- But didn’t compare to Yeezus, sorry Abel
- Working on CSSI in 20% time
…We actually recorded this but then cut it for time! Released as a bonus track:
- A Quasipolynomial Time Algorithm for Graph Isomorphism
- Even if Oracle is Losing Interest in Java, Should You Worry?: Nah
- Paris terrorist attacks + encryption
- Paris Attacks Renew Call for Access to Encrypted Messages
- Encrypted Messaging Apps Face New Scrutiny Over Possible Role in Paris Attacks
- Metadata Surveillance Didn’t Stop the Paris Attacks
- non-tech, but both required reading:
Discussion: CSSI and teaching CSS!
Victoria is working on the exercises and curriculum for CSSI, starting with HTML and CSS, currently taught in one day of the bootcamp. Victoria asks Wisened Teacher Marty some questions about teaching HTML and CSS in a bootcamp style.
- Computer Science Summer Institute
- UW CSE Web Programming course
- Web Programming Step by Step
- Stuart Reges, hero – his lectures for intro CS 1 are online and super inspirational
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