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.

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And Then Another

Comes a day, last kiss Comes a day, last breath Comes a day, and then another
May 19, 2019

Buzzfeed on DataCamp

Davey Alba’s article for Buzzfeed about DataCamp’s mishandling of an incident of sexual harassment has just been published. I think it’s a well-written summa...
May 13, 2019

Positive and Negative Openness

Yesterday, R-Ladies posted this great list of practical steps that people can take to build an R community where they work. I’m going to quote it a lot, but ...
May 11, 2019

In the Classroom

My ten rules for teaching are too high-level to be immediately useful in the classroom, so here are ten others that I hope will help people in the moment as ...
May 04, 2019

Shorter Lines

Mark Guzdial wrote a short series of tweets yesterday on how to reduce long lines at Computer Science office hours, which he has expanded in this post:
May 03, 2019