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

Pogy Travel Crib

Madeleine is now a year, two weeks, and one day old. Still only has two teeth, but love gnawing on bananas (and occasionally fingers); walkin’ up a storm, an...
April 15, 2008

Integration Irony

We’ve been having a problem recently with self-registration in the new version of DrProject. Would-be users fill an oh-so-familiar form (preferred ID, email ...
April 15, 2008


Regarding the idea of reproducible research, I stumbled over I-SPOC while looking through Google Summer of Code stuff. From their pitch: The overall goal of ...
April 14, 2008

A Rare Triple

I can’t remember the last time I read three books in a row that I really liked: Robert Hutchinson: Elizabeth's Spymaster: Francis Walsingham and the Secret...
April 12, 2008

Feature List

I skipped an important step in my previous post: I wasn’t explicit about the features something had to have to qualify (in my mind, if no one else’s) as a “s...
April 11, 2008