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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Two More From Mark Guzdial

What are the priorities of computer science? The question is motivated by discussion of “ICT4D” (Information and Communications Technologies for the Developi...
October 09, 2009


The idea of licensing software developers has been around almost as long as—well, OK, I haven’t done any actual research, but it’s been around a long time. I...
October 09, 2009

The Courage to Be Reasonable

Yay. I don’t believe for a second it will actually change the mind of the parent who made the complaint, but yay and double yay.
October 07, 2009

Pie Charts!

Basie (our Django-based rewrite of DrProject) is making progress: we now have pie charts!
October 06, 2009

Comments on Course Reorganization

I'm grateful to Lorin Hochstein for sending detailed feedback on my proposal to reorganize the course. His comments are below, with my replies and his count...
October 06, 2009