Disclaimer

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

The Great Licenceathon

The Software Sustainability Institute's Simon Hettrick writes: Intellectual Property (IP) is a thorny issue in academia, generally because people do...
May 30, 2013

What Does Victory Look Like?

A lot of changes are happening to science as I write this. Crowdsourcing, open reviews, citeable data, new ways to measure contributions, automa...
May 26, 2013

What Does Done Look Like?

After recent posts about where we are, our infrastructure, and our plans for the summer break, it seems like a good time to raise our sights and...
May 26, 2013

Our Infrastructure

As described in these posts from May, and October 2012 (which build on this one from April 2012), we use a complicated collection of tools...
May 25, 2013

Where We Are (More or Less)

In January 2012, John Cook posted this to his widely-read blog: In a review of linear programming solvers from 1987 to 2002, Bob Bixby says that solve...
May 24, 2013