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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Feedback from Alberta

Our two-day workshop at the University of Alberta wound up a couple of hours ago. We had quite a few no-shows this time (which was annoying, given how many ...
May 18, 2012

Fooling the Internet

A recent article in The Atlantic titled, "How the Professor Who Fooled Wikipedia Got Caught By Reddit" describes how GMU's Prof. T. Mills Kelly has had stude...
May 15, 2012

Why We Built It

If you want to know why we created The Architecture of Open Source Applications (now in two volumes), you need look no further than the descriptions of other...
May 14, 2012