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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Bakka Is Moving (soon)

Congratulations to the folks at Bakka Phoenix, Canada’s best SF bookstore, who have acquired new digs just a few minutes from campus. They’re not moving ‘til...
September 26, 2009

Google Public Sector

A small beginning, but hopefully it will lead to bigger things: Most people reach government and other public sector websites by using Google and other searc...
September 24, 2009

Top Up vs. Bottom Down

Ever heard of Masdar City? I hadn’t ‘til this: Consider this: Abu Dhabi ranks first in per capita carbon dioxide and green house gas emissions, with a footp...
September 24, 2009

Great Computer Science Educators

I didn't know this list existed: "Recipients of the Outstanding Contribution to Computer Science Education" from 1981 to the present. I just wish there were ...
September 24, 2009

T Minus 17 Hours

In a little less than 17 hours, 48 students from 14 different universities will be starting a 3-day code sprint here at the University of Toronto. Their wor...
September 24, 2009