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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

Learning to Program

A colleague recently pointed me at The Immutable Laws of Brainjo, which explains how to master a musical instrument more efficiently based on the neuroscienc...
March 07, 2019

Making It Work in Practice

From 2011 to 2016, Jorge Aranda and I tried to get software engineering researchers and practitioners to talk to one another by writing reviews of papers wri...
February 25, 2019

Durations

I’ve been tracking how long I work on what for a while now, and the distribution tells me that I need to manage interruptions a little better.
February 20, 2019

Is Code-Along Formative Assessment?

Wikipedia defines formative assessment as, “…a range of formal and informal assessment procedures conducted by teachers during the learning process in order ...
February 20, 2019