Tag Archives: teaching computing

Lessons in Management 1

Looking back over my career in graduate school and at Bell Labs, I am surprised to realize that even though I set out to be a software designer, most of my jobs involved teaching people or leading teams. In the … Continue reading

Posted in Rudd's Blog, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

More Teaching Computing

In my last post I talked about teaching Jim how to program using my favorite language, Ruby. Rather than focusing on the syntax and semantics of the Ruby language we are focusing on how to design and build software. There … Continue reading

Posted in Rudd's Blog, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Teaching Computing

Recently a friend of mine (I’ll call him Jim – not his name) asked me to teach him how to write computer programs. Since my current favorite language is Ruby, I suggested that he start with one of the Ruby … Continue reading

Posted in Rudd's Blog, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment