Mordechai (Moti) Ben-Ari is with the Department of Science Teaching of
the Weizmann Institute of Science, where he heads a group that develops
courses in computer science for high school students. He holds a Ph.D.
in mathematics and computer science from the Tel Aviv University. In
2004, he received the ACM/SIGCSE Award for Outstanding Contributions to
Computer Science Education. He is the author of eleven textbooks on
Daniel Ernst is an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. His research interests include several computer architecture topics, such as low-power and reliable design, along with curricular and pedagogical topics related to the teaching of Computer Science and Engineering. He joined the faculty at UW-Eau Claire in 2006 after completing his PhD and spending a year as an instructor at the University of Michigan.
Intel announced the creation of an open source project ( threadingbuildingblocks.org) for its multicore product Intel® Threading Building Blocks 2.0 (TBB). Intel reiterated its commitment to making TBB a viable and strong option for expressing concurrency in C++ by announcing at the same time that it was adding people to this project.