Nov 12

Processing Monsters Meets Career Day

It was almost exactly four years ago, back in December of 2008, that I was invited to give a brief talk to the Career Club at my son’s elementary school about the profession of Software Engineering. At the time I had been reading Daniel Shiffman’s book “Learning Processing” and was thinking about how the Processing programming language could be used as a tool for introducing kids to programming. Continue reading →

Jun 12

Scratch Day 2012 @ MIT

I took my wife and children (ages 5 and 9) to Boston on Saturday May 19 for Scratch Day at the MIT Media Lab. We all had a great time there and are looking forward to next year’s event. Continue reading →