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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Did I Pass?

It’s that time again: students in my CSC302 software engineering class are doing peer assessments next week, and soon after that I’ll have to assign grades t...
March 22, 2010

Robin Milner: 1934-2010

We are sorry to announce that Robin Milner died on Saturday 20th March, in Cambridge, just three days after the funeral of his wife, Lucy.
March 22, 2010

GSoC 2010 Organizations Announced

The list of organizations taking part in this year’s Google Summer of Code has been announced. We’re holding an information session about the program 4-5 pm ...
March 18, 2010

What Do You See?

One of my favorite software engineering research papers is Cherubini, Venolia, DeLine, and Ko’s “Let’s go to the whiteboard: how and why software developers ...
March 18, 2010

Testing With Random Data

Guillaume Simard and François Fournier are writing Selenium tests for Basie (our Django-based replacement for Trac). Over on the Basie blog, they explain why...
March 18, 2010