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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

You Can Tell It’s the Start of Term…

…because I’m reduced to posting links instead of thoughts: EtherPad's TimeSlider looks very cool. DSL Testing Studio: I've argued for a while that testing...
September 13, 2009

Two Links

Mendeley has been getting some good press—anyone have first-hand experiences to share? A Nature special on data sharing. Bryn Nelson's piece on empty ...
September 11, 2009

A Few More Links on Gov 2.0

Dragon's Den for social enterprises. (For readers outside Canada, Dragon's Den is a TV show that gives entrepreneurs a chance to pitch their ideas to ventu...
September 11, 2009

Job Opening: MITACS Scientific Coordinator

MITACS (which provided funding for this summer's offering of the course, and which funds a lot of other mathematically-oriented work in Canada) has an openin...
September 11, 2009

New Book Project

By the time the Seven Years War with France ended in 1763, Britain had lost 1512 sailors in action—and almost 100,000 to scurvy. What makes this ironic, as w...
September 10, 2009