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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

Advertising for "Bottle of Light"

My dad (a former English teacher) sent me a scan of an advertising flyer from Scholastic Canada that includes my latest children’s book, A Bottle of Light. A...
December 03, 2008

Game-Changing Results

As reported earlier, the Computing Community Consortium asked people to submit “game-changing advances” from computer research. Results are now up on their s...
December 01, 2008

Igor, Connect the Electrodes!

The Software Carpentry course site is still getting a fair bit of traffic, although readership is definitely tailing off:
November 30, 2008

Software Craftsmanship 2009

Unlikely I’ll go (no money), but Software Craftsmanship 2009 (in London on February 26) looks pretty cool.
November 29, 2008

VeloCity Project Exhibition

Via David Crow (who has comments on it as well), an article by Joey deVilla on the Fall 2008 VeloCity Project Exhibition at the University of Waterloo. VeloC...
November 28, 2008