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

Data Crunching Has Finally Been Slashdotted

The title says it all: the review on Slashdot isn’t as flattering as I’d like, but then, having pointed out the deficiencies of so many other people’s books ...
June 20, 2005


Touchgraph’s Amazon browser is very cool. Here’s a static reference map for Data Crunching:
June 15, 2005

Selling Open Source

An editorial I wrote on selling open source is up at Doctor Dobb’s Journal. It uses the state of Python web programming frameworks to make a broader point a...
June 13, 2005

Padlock the Ice Cream!

From our "wish I'd thought of that years ago" department: Doug Hertle was so worried about his roommates getting into his ice cream that he wrote to Ben &...
June 13, 2005