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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

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

A Language for Games

Danc has a post this morning about GameInnovation.org, a Carnegie-Mellon project to document innovations in the gaming industry. As the meta-post points out...
April 10, 2006

341 Words

The glossary for the Software Carpentry course now defines 341 terms. What may be more interesting (for those of you who have been following the course’s de...
April 09, 2006

Mesh: Good News and Bad

The good news is the speaker lineup at the upcoming Mesh conference in Toronto. The bad news? Only 6 out of 50 are women. As Michelle Levesque and I obser...
April 09, 2006