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

Why Ethics Matter

The guy in the office two doors down from mine has the ACM Code of Ethics on his door. Most students probably don’t know it exists; those who have read it p...
January 31, 2007

Hiring Season

It’s that time of the year once again — I have a crop of bright undergraduates who are looking for full-time jobs starting at the end of April. If you want ...
January 31, 2007

The Trouble with Tech Transfer

Interesting article in The Scientist about the headaches people are having with universities’ tech transfer offices. I sympathize, and add that many incubat...
January 26, 2007

Testing on the Toilet

The testing group at Google (which includes Toronto’s own Michelle Levesque) has started a blog called “Testing on the Toilet”. Recommended.
January 26, 2007