Monday, January 26, 2009

2009 Richard Tapia Conference

Registration Open for 2009 Richard Tapia Celebration of Diversity in
Computing Conference

Portland, Oregon, USA--Registration is now open for the 2009 Richard
Tapia Celebration of Diversity in Computing Conference. The
conference brings together diverse leading researchers from around
the world to present their work on state-of-the-art research in the
field of computing. The 2009 event, the fifth in the series, will
take place April 1-4, 2009 at the Portland Oregon Marriott Downtown

Early bird registration, with discounted registration fees, closes on
March 1, 2009. March 1 is also the date by which hotel reservations
should be confirmed. Registration information can be found at

Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Something about Obama ...

Well, I had to contribute something during the week of MLK and the Obama Inauguration -- not much as time is pressed -- let's hope access and diverse "trickle down" (sorry, could not help the reference) to education in computing, perhaps as described in this NY Times article on "Geek Chic."