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

September’s Reading (Part 1)

Another month, another pile of books—except that reading them never feels as onerous as that phrase makes it sound. Reading about new tools and techniques i...
September 29, 2006

Open Source Immigration

This Computer Weekly piece pointed me at a project that’s studying immigration into open source projects. Interesting stuff: the curves are similar to the n...
September 28, 2006

An Unrepresentative DemoCamp

DemoCamp 9, held two days ago, was the first that has disappointed me. Disappointment #1 was the demos themselves: ConceptShare’s was great—I really want a ...
September 27, 2006

Wednesday Morning Procrastination

I should be writing, so I’m reading instead: ProgrammableWeb now lists 1001 web service mashups. 46% involve mapping, mostly with Google Maps, which means ...
September 27, 2006