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.
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!
Spotted by Stuart Beard. Thanks, Stuart!