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PLATEAU 2014

October 25, 2014

Thomas visited rainy Portland to co-chair the Fifth Workshop on the Evaluation and Usability of Programming Languages and Tools at SPLASH 2014. There were many great talks on topics ranging from making programming more social through newsfeeds to an analysis of how race detection tools benefit developers. Josh Bloch, designer of the Java collections framework […]

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UIST 2014

October 8, 2014

Thomas attended UIST 2014 in Honolulu, presenting his paper on Microtask programming: building software with a crowd. There were a number of interesting papers related to programming tools and crowdsourcing. SDCL also had an entry in the UIST 2014 Analog Fabrication Sandcastle Competition.

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Welcome Arturo and Fabio

September 15, 2014

Welcome Arturo Di Lecce and Fabio Ricci! Arturo and Fabio join us from Politecnico di Milano in Italy, where they are currently masters students. They’ll be visiting SDCL in sunny California for the next year and will be working on projects related to crowd programming and crowd design.

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Crowd Programming featured on ACM TechNews

July 30, 2014

Our work on Crowd Programming was also featured on ACM TechNews and Techwire.net.

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Press on Crowd Programming Grant

July 24, 2014

Our work on crowd programming has been briefly featured in both the UC Irinve News and in Campus Technology.

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Congratulations to the UC Irvine Design Competition Winners!

July 7, 2014

Congratulations to Ulyana Skladchikova and Matias Giorgio, two of the winners in the UC Irvine Software Design Competition. Participants first produced a design – describing either a system’s architecture and design or its user experience – and were then given some of the designs produced by others, producing a second revised design incorporating insights they […]

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Grant on Crowd Programming

June 13, 2014

We’re very happy to announce that the National Science Foundation has awarded SDCL a $1.4M grant to investigate the application of microtask crowdsourcing to programming. More details in the official NSF announcement.

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ICSE 2014

June 13, 2014

Two members of SDCL – AndrĂ© and Thomas – attended ICSE 2014 in Hyderabad, India. AndrĂ© served as a Program Chair of ICSE, helping to select the program of ICSE. Thomas served as an organizer of a new workshop on Crowdsourcing in Software Engineering (CSI-SE). Both ICSE and CSI-SE went very well, and we had […]

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SCALE meeting at UC Irvine

May 16, 2014

UC Irvine hosted a meeting of the SCALE research group. SDCL had posters on several research projects. Lots of great discussion!

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Visit to MobileWorks

April 17, 2014

Thomas gave on a talk on microtask programming at MobileWorks with plenty of great discussion and feedback! Before the talk:

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