A protester holds up their homemade sign on a box that says, “Black Trans Lives Matter No Justice No Peace”
A protester holds up their homemade sign on a box that says, “Black Trans Lives Matter No Justice No Peace”
No justice for Black people, no peace for me. Credit: Ira L. Black, Getty Images


A Story: Statistical Tests in R



A screenshot of Google search with the query “is google oppressi” and the suggestion “what is oppression google scholar”
A screenshot of Google search with the query “is google oppressi” and the suggestion “what is oppression google scholar”
Don’t change the subject Google.


A Scratch program that, when clicked, redundantly updates a character’s speech bubble to say “editor!” 28 times.
A Scratch program that, when clicked, redundantly updates a character’s speech bubble to say “editor!” 28 times.
When I say block-based, you say editor. Block-based! Editor! Block-based! Editor!


A photograph of a display showing a slide titled “Critical Computing Education”, with an iPad hovering above showing Zoom.
A photograph of a display showing a slide titled “Critical Computing Education”, with an iPad hovering above showing Zoom.
This is what an invited talk looks like now.


A photo of a Black Lives Matter protest showing a row of police on the left and a row of protested on the right
A photo of a Black Lives Matter protest showing a row of police on the left and a row of protested on the right
Photo by Koshu Kunii on Unsplash


An illustration of a Terminator robot with a thought bubble that says “IF OBJ.IS_HUMAN DESTROY OBJ
An illustration of a Terminator robot with a thought bubble that says “IF OBJ.IS_HUMAN DESTROY OBJ
Is the Terminator is coming for your curriculum?


The top of the cover of McIlwain’s book, showing the title “BLACK SOFTWARE” and a pixelated fist.
The top of the cover of McIlwain’s book, showing the title “BLACK SOFTWARE” and a pixelated fist.
Yes, I still by print and no, I didn’t buy on Amazon.


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A figure from Benji Xie’s 2019 paper “A Theory of Instruction for Introductory Programming Skills”, which has formed the basis for much of our work on the grant in the past 3 years.

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