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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Programming for Historians

There are lots of books on programming for scientists and graphic artists, but only a few aimed at students and scholars in the humanities. Here’s another, ...
May 04, 2008

StreetKnit in the News

StreetKnit got a mention in Vogue Knitting’s Spring/Summer 2008 issue — w00t!
May 04, 2008

At the Merrill

The Merril Collection of Science Fiction, Speculation and Fantasy invites you to attend the 12th annual Fantastic Pulps Show & Sale, on Saturday, May 10 ...
May 03, 2008

We’re Big In Japan

I was very pleased yesterday to receive a copy of the Japanese translation of Beautiful Code, along with a powder-blue t-shirt bearing the names of the contr...
May 03, 2008