Information is Beautiful: How Will The Budget Impact the Deficit?

A stunning Infographic from David McCandless of Information is Beautiful. Note the £1 billion raise in capital gains compared to the £13 billion raise to VAT. An interesting perspective on these comments is offered by Joseph Stiglitz. Spotted via Boing Boing.



Why Undergraduates Should Learn the Principles of Programming Languages

SIGPLAN's Education Board has produced a document describing why undergraduate education in programming languages is essential. It's aimed at academics who are not specialists in programming languages. Please read and comment to help SIGPLAN improve it!



Monster Chess Lego Robots

Spotted by Stuart Beard. Thanks, Stuart!



Functional Programming – Crossing The Chasm?

A column by Dave Thomas (left) in the Journal of Object Technology.

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