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

DrProject Internals: Security Part 1

Last time around, I described the architecture of a very simple wiki system that stored pages, along with their histories and meta-data, in a database, and l...
October 27, 2006


Victor Ng’s company, MonkeyBean, builds web tools for adventure travel companies. They have a video up on YouTube that’s kind of fun — especially if you lik...
October 26, 2006

Award Winners Redux

Pat Smith (ex-49X) was the official photographer at last night’s undergraduate awards ceremony. Maria Khomenko and Jonathan Lung were among the recipients —...
October 26, 2006

German Version of "Bottleneck"

A German version of my article “Where’s the Real Bottleneck in Scientific Computing?” has just appeared in Spektrum magazine. Pay-per-view, unfortunately, b...
October 26, 2006

DemoCamp 10: Congratulations

DemoCamp 10 was held last night, and three of the five presentations were from U of T. Sana Tapal (now at Jonah Group) and Andrey Petrov led off with the On...
October 24, 2006