Passion for the Science of Computing

I recently read an article called “Computer. Science. Paradox?” by Ben Rockwood which pointed me to a phenomenal project called “Great Principles of Computing.” The project’s founding principle is that Computing, not Computers are the center of our study and that the Science of Computing is, indeed, a natural science. This project touches on so many issues in the teaching of Computer Science and how we index our knowledge. It also provides solutions to so many frustrations I felt while working my way through the undergraduate Computer Science curriculum at the University of Akron.

Scripting & Automation: The Qualitative to Quantitative Workflow

Background Scripting & Automation has been a goal since the beginning of Unix and, let me state, that I believe that it is possible to achieve a Fully Automated Provisioning system in our production environments. In fact, I think it is essential that we develop fully automated provisioning systems to keep up with the rate