Fun: it’s Serious Business

"Dumb Fun." It's a phrase that gets thrown around a lot. It's associated with horror movies and action flicks, with videogames, with mass-market paperbacks and bubblegum pop. It just is. It's dumb fun, a guilty pleasure, an indulgence. But why? Sure, there's plenty of media that lacks artistic substance, that succeeds because "it's so bad … Continue reading Fun: it’s Serious Business

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Programming Culture: From A Conversation

I was talking with my father about my experiences taking CS courses for college and the conversation turned to programming languages, their uses, and their problems. I mainly talked about how hard it was to get used to writing code in a classroom setting, especially when the professors didn't allow students to work together, but … Continue reading Programming Culture: From A Conversation