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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

Streaming Eagles

A live webcast of an eagle's nest on Hornby Island in B.C. I love the web (even if I did have to watch an ad before getting to see Mama Eagle).
April 05, 2006

New Security Lecture Up

A new lecture on security is up. It has changed a lot from the hash I presented in the fall; feedback would be very, very welcome.
April 05, 2006

Integration and XML Lectures

Hot on the heels of yesterday’s lecture on integration (which desperately needs iron-willed editing) comes a rewrite of the XML lecture. This is a mix of HT...
April 04, 2006

Please Explain Time To Me

Three years ago, Joel Spolsky wrote a brilliant little article that explained the bare minimum that every programmer should know about Unicode. Can someone ...
April 04, 2006

Movie-Plot Threat Contest

Bruce Schneier is running a movie-plot thread contest. No, this is not a late April Fool's Day joke; yes, you should enter. Possibilities that have already...
April 04, 2006