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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

Budgets

Parkinson’s First Law is that work expands to fill the time available, but Parkinson never said whose time. As I’ve watched several organizations I’m involve...
March 09, 2018

Collaborative Lesson Development

William Gibson once said that our children would find it quaint that we bothered to distinguish the real from the virtual. Now that the hype about MOOCs has...
March 03, 2018

I’m Missing

I’ve been browsing the SIGCSE 2018 proceedings (which for once I was able to read legally), and as I wrote last week, I’m repeatedly struck by my own absence...
February 27, 2018

Teaching Programming in the Wild

Back in 2007, Jorge Aranda published a paper called “Requirements in the Wild”. It won an award for “most innovative paper” because it was the first one in t...
February 18, 2018