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

Our Target Audience

Some graduate students at the University of Toronto have asked us to run the course for them later this fall or during the winter. There's an obvious selecti...
November 01, 2009

No PDFs!

The Sunlight Foundation explains that posting PDFs is a poor way to make data available. +1.
November 01, 2009

Ten Great Advances in Evolution

Great post on the NOVA site about recent advances in evolutionary biology. Things like this are why I keep hoping to find a way to teach computing to scienti...
October 29, 2009

Organizing a Tech Event?

The only downside of last week’s DevDays in Toronto was the more-abysmal-than-usual gender ratio: it was at least 100:1, and may well have been worse. So, if...
October 29, 2009