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.

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Today Was a Good Day

Today, the students in my CSC491 project course gave their end-of-term demos. Each team had 10 minutes to present their work to a mixed audience of students,...
December 03, 2008

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