OOoh, I wouldn’t call it that…

July 23, 2009 / 0 comments

Number 4 in a series of N…. I can only assume that Albatross doesn’t have the same connotations in French…

Bastille day

July 23, 2009 / 0 comments

I wandered into town on the 14th of July to see what was what, and it was a fairly impressive experience. TANKS!! GENDARMES!! POMPIERS!! SWING DANCE!! FIREWORKS!! Actually I think the swing is not a traditional component of the Bastille day experience, but it was rather fun to watch anyway. I walked up to the…

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ITiCSE 09, Paris.

July 14, 2009 / 0 comments

I went to ITiCSE 09 last week in Paris, along with Karen Petrie from BCSWomen. Rog joined us for a day, which was great. Our talk was on opinions of women in computing – we ran a survey on women at the Lovelace and Hopper events last year and tried to work out what it…

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OOoh, I wouldn’t call it that…

July 11, 2009 / 1 comment

Number 3 in a series of N… La Pissarde (snigger). And when the guidebook says you can expect “vues dégagées“, round here they’re really not taking the piss.