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Years ago, I lost my temper while arguing with my brother, and said, "Jeff, I could teach you everything I know and you'd still be an idiot." Please keep that in mind as you read this site.

Recent posts

DataCamp Clarifications

There has been a lot of discussion online about DataCamp’s mishandling of a sexual assault case since Kara Woo bravely came forward on April 5. I published a...
April 22, 2019

Already Mostly There

I picked up Phillips and Rozworski’s The People’s Republic of Walmart on a whim, then read it in three sittings. Its subtitle says, “How the world’s biggest ...
April 22, 2019

Contrarians

Q: How many TED speakers does it take to screw in a lightbulb? A: It’s a really obscure number—you won’t have heard of it.
April 21, 2019

Learning Curves

I keeping thinking about the idea of a learning curve, but I only realized this morning that the phrase is a little strange. When we say that something has “...
April 17, 2019