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

Four New Countries

I’ve updated the map showing the birthplaces of people who’ve been involved in projects with me at U of T with data for (most of) this term’s students. I pic...
January 09, 2009

Doctor Dobb’s

From Jon Erickson’s latest post: ...in January 2009, Dr. Dobb's Journal is changing to Dr. Dobb's Report and will be delivered as a new monthly section in In...
January 06, 2009

Graduating in a Recession

Via Serguei Zinine, a draft paper looking at the effects on students’ financial prospects of graduating during a recession. Charts with results start on pg. ...
January 03, 2009

This Term’s Projects

We ran 21 projects in last winter’s consulting course. This term, the 25 listed below are being done by 20 grad students and 19 undergrads. I’ll post statu...
January 02, 2009