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2011-06-09 00:00:29

Husband-and-Wife Team Mark Guzdial and Barbara Ericson Honored with Association for Computing Machinery's 2011 Karl V. Karlstrom Outstanding Educator Award New York, NY (PRWEB) June 07, 2011 Mark Guzdial and Barbara Ericson, authors of Pearson's Introduction to Computing and Programming in Python, A Multimedia Approach, 2/e, and Introduction to Computing and Programming with Java: A Multimedia Approach, 1/e, have received the Association for Computing Machinery's 2011 Karl V. Karlstrom...


Word of the Day
out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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