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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Tokyo Never Sleeps

And neither, according to this animated GIF showing where Google traffic is coming from, do London, New York, or Honolulu…
September 01, 2006

Step 2: Analysis & Estimation

Step 2: Build a schedule. Most students have never had to do this, so for some, it’s the most valuable part of the course. In order to explain how to go ab...
August 31, 2006

Maps Redux

The third-bit.com home page now displays an up-to-date map showing where everyone who’s ever taken part in one our projects was born. I’m a little unsure ab...
August 30, 2006


A screencast for the online marking tool (built using TurboGears and AJAX) is now up. It’s a very cool tool — I’m really looking forward to seeing how stude...
August 30, 2006