Disclaimer

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

First Summer Student Post: Debugging

David Wolever, one of the students working on DrProject this summer, has posted a short piece about debugging Python using pdb (which I knew about) and rpdb2...
June 04, 2007

Iatrogenesis

Iatrogenesis (n.): disease induced by a physician, as in this ironic development in China.
May 26, 2007

Teaching Software Architecture

Our department has had a fourth-year course called “CSC407: Software Architecture” for several years. I taught it for the first time last summer, and had a ...
May 22, 2007

Useful Links

Another good rule for running meetings. A survey of image spam techniques. How to get your seven-week-old daughter to sleep.
May 22, 2007

Theory Prize

Congratulations to Alexander Razborov and Steven Rudich, winners of the 2007 Gödel Prize in theoretical computer science for their 1994 paper Natural Proofs,...
May 21, 2007