Artists making a difference and true bravery

Philly.com: Daniel Rubin: Portrait helps girl in her brave fight: “She bounded through the door, jumped up onto the platform, whipped out her cell phone, and said to the person on the other end, ‘Dude, I’m getting my portrait painted.’ “ More at CHOP’s page on the “Face to Face Portrait Project”

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On the Value of Computer Science

The Chronicle of Higher Education: “Decoding the Value of Computer Science”: Computer science exposed two generations of young people to the rigors of logic and rhetoric that have disappeared from far too many curricula in the humanities. Those students learned to speak to the machines with which the future of humanity will be increasingly intertwined. […]

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