Matt Leming

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Matt Leming is a senior computer science major from New Orleans.

Column: Banning Yik Yak isn't a solution

“‘Oh Harry, don’t you see?’ Hermione breathed. ‘If she could have done one thing to make absolutely sure that every single person in this school will read your interview, it was banning it!’”


Matt Leming is a senior computer science major from New Orleans.

Column: Hack, hack, (sleep?) hack

A hackathon is a competition for computer programmers and designers where you stuff 200 to 1,500 people into a room for 24 or 48 hours, shove some energy drinks in there and see what happens.


Matt Leming is a senior computer science major from New Orleans.

Column: Flipped classes need scrutiny

One of the hardest undergraduate courses in the computer science department is Computer Science 530: Operating Systems. It’s a flipped class. We worked in groups of four on absurdly difficult worksheets, watching video lectures and doing projects outside class. Besides the professor’s philosophical opposition to posting answers to these worksheets (ever), it was a well-executed course and likely the best way to learn the low-level workings of complex machinery.



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