Thomas Price's Blog

Thomas is a first-year PhD student in Computer Science at NCSU, with a Bachelor's in CS from Elon University. His interest in computers dates back to his first program on a TI-84 graphing calculator, which he made while the teacher wasn't paying attention during 10th grade Algebra. For him, the keys to computer science are creativity and motivation, and his research interests are in creating experiences for students that paint the subject in that sort of light.
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February 12, 2014

I never knew my father used to program. It's a fact that probably would have passed me by completely if it weren't for a stack of old computer paper my grandmother had dug out of the attic in the house where he grew up. Sitting around the Christmas ...