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

OOPSLA Scrapheap Challenge

I didn't go to OOPSLA this year (OK, I've never gone to OOPSLA, despite meaning to several times), but from what I'm reading, one of the most entertaining ev...
October 25, 2005

Heather Mayer / graphic design

For the past few weeks, Heather Mayer has been turning my scratchings into some really rather beautiful drawings for the Software Carpentry course. If you'd...
October 20, 2005

Next Steps

I'm now officially back on the job market---I've enjoyed my year of gainful unemployment, but for a bunch of reasons, it's time to line up a steady income. ...
October 18, 2005

Software Carpentry at the AAAS

I just received word that I’ll be running a workshop on the aims, benefits, and curriculum of the Software Carpentry course at the Annual Meeting of the Amer...
September 21, 2005