Month: January 2008

  • Toronto Trustees Narrowly Approve African-American School

    TORONTO — In a tight vote, Toronto District School Board trustees Tuesday night approved a contentious proposal for a black-focused school that opponents argued would be the equivalent of segregation. Read the full story at

  • COBOL Famous Quotes

    Critics have argued that COBOL’s syntax serves mainly to increase the size of programs, at the expense of developing the thinking process needed for software development. In his letter to an editor in 1975 titled “How do we tell truths that might hurt?”, computer scientist and Turing Award recipient Edsger Dijkstra remarked that “The use […]

  • Sun Microsystems Buys MySQL

    You can see the full official statement here.