Four short links: 2 December 2011

Changing Education, Netflix Open Source, LLVM3, and Open Sourced Transcription Tool

  1. Challenges in Teaching Biology — everything that Alison says about teaching biology is true of teaching computer science. Read, learn, evolve.
  2. First Open Source Netflix Projects Released — Curator makes Apache Zookeeper easier to use. (via Ian Kallen)
  3. LLVM3 Released — these are key tools for reliable development of fast systems. I think of it as JVM without the bloat, though undoubtedly that’s unfair to both Java and LLVM. (via Hacker News)
  4. Scribe — Zooniverse tool for crowdsourcing transcriptions. (via Tim Sherratt)
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