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

Can I Use the Wrench, Daddy?

Great post from David Humphrey about teaching his children what makes a computer go. I still don’t know my way around their insides (computers, I mean, not c...
August 28, 2009

More Links for Toronto Projects

Tim O'Reilly: "What Does Government 2.0 Mean To You?" He'd like to know... The City of Boston is deploying an iPhone application that will allow citizens ...
August 28, 2009

My Other Identities

I now have two blogs up at WordPress: one for the cross-country undergrad projects I’m coordinating (http://ucosp.wordpress.com), the other for Software Carp...
August 25, 2009

Announcing Basie Version 0.5

We are very pleased to announce the release of Version 0.5 of Basie, a lightweight software project forge built on Django that borrows many ideas from Trac a...
August 25, 2009

What Processes Do Small Software Teams Use?

As a follow-up to our paper on software project portals, Jordi Cabot has started a discussion at Joel on Software: ...the (small) teams building these portal...
August 25, 2009