Peter Naur memoriam
Peter Naur, a Danish computer scientist and 2005 recipient of the ACM A.M. Turing Award for fundamental contributions to programming language design and the definition of Algol 60, to compiler design, and to the art and practice of computer programming, died January 3, 2016.
Coding is not the new literacy
Modeling (creating a representation of a system or process that can be explored or used) is the new literacy. http://www.chris-granger.com/2015/01/26/coding-is-not-the-new-literacy/ (/via Twitter @ibdknox /ht @JaceDeloney)
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The Half-Empty Archive
David Rosenthal: The Half-Empty Archive: accepting higher risks of content loss allows long-term preservation of more content. This is an important post. http://blog.dshr.org/2014/03/the-half-empty-archive.html