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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

Online Marking Grant

Jennifer Campbell and I just heard that we’ve been awarded an ITCDF grant by the University of Toronto, which will let us hire a couple of student programmer...
April 13, 2006

Strong Typing, Unit Testing, and Science

I've doing a technical review of a new book on object-oriented analysis & design that spends several pages discussing strongly-typed vs. freely-typed lan...
April 13, 2006

BIND Patents

Unleashed Informatics, the spin-off successor to Blueprint, has announced that it is going to enforce its patent on a "system for electronically managing, fi...
April 12, 2006

The Ruby Is Always Greener…

This post, titled "Why Ruby On Rails Won't Become Mainstream", has kicked off a lot of discussion (see, for example, Ted Leung's response). The whole conv...
April 11, 2006

A Sign of a Good Book

One sign of a good book is that you keep finding new things in it. A while back, I asked for help in pulling content out of mailboxes with Python. I should...
April 10, 2006