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

Test-Driven Public Speaking

Once again, Cameron Neylon explains things much better than I ever could: "The impact factor of a journal is a better predictor of the chances of a paper bei...
January 24, 2012

Take Out Agile, and Add…What?

Based on the feedback we've received so far (both as comments and by email), it looks like we should take development methodologies (i.e., agile development)...
January 24, 2012


One of the things we need to do in the next six months along with running workshops and updating our online content is to create some sort of badging to reco...
January 24, 2012

A Better Solution to the Final Problem

I enjoyed the first three episodes of BBC's Sherlock. I was disappointed by how episode 4 (the first of the newest trilogy) resolved episode 3's hangover, bu...
January 23, 2012

Welcome to Gravenhurst

OK, so on the one hand we have online education growing by leaps and zounds, until anyone who really wants to do a quality university degree can do so from t...
January 23, 2012