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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Cover for "A Bottle of Light"

As I mentioned a couple of months ago, my next children’s book, A Bottle of Light, will be published in the spring. It won’t be available through bookstores...
December 27, 2007

Goodbye Oscar

Oscar Emmanuel Peterson, 1925-2007: those were some hands, man.
December 24, 2007

How Do You Distribute?

This poll at dev2ops.com reminded me that I still have to come up with a lecture on software deployment for next term’s CSC301 (“Introduction to Software Eng...
December 22, 2007


This term’s winners of the Pink Hippo award (for the best Speed Scrabble client) were Geofrey Flores, Rubayat Hasan, Rob McWhinnie, and Clara Severino from T...
December 21, 2007

Crayon Physics

Via David Crow, from Mitch Joel, comes a game in which drawings act like real objects. Happy Solstice…
December 21, 2007