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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PyCon Dress Rehearsal on Feb 16

Mike Fletcher, Leigh Honeywell, and I will be practicing our PyCon 2010 talks at the Linux Caffe on Feb 16 — see the PyGTA web site for details.
December 30, 2009

Holiday Reading

Tim Weiner's Legacy of Ashes: The History of the CIA is a darning indictment of an "intelligence" agency that has an unparalleled half-century record of fa...
December 30, 2009

Osmosis is Just a Fancy Name for Failure

My last post linked to a PLoS paper by Dudley and Butte on developing effective bioinformatics programming skills. I asked, "How many hours do the authors th...
December 30, 2009

Five PyCon Talks I Want To See

Adding to this meme, here are some PyCon 2010 talks I’m particularly looking forward to: "Creating RESTful Web services with restish" by Grig Gheorghiu. "...
December 28, 2009