Teaching with Julia vs. teaching with MATLAB

In fall 2020, I was set to teach our first-semester computational math course using my co-authored book with its couple of hundred or so MATLAB codes. Then I was approached by an honors student about doing an add-on honors section.

New look, new tech

At long last, I’ve refreshed the look for this site. Previously it was based on a “Metro UI” style for HTML, which looked nice to me at the time. Actually it still looks pretty nice, but it was named for the Metro design introduced with Windows 8, which tells you that it wasn’t exactly a modern look.