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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

You and Your Research

Richard Hamming was one of the early greats of information science. After working on the Manhattan Project at Los Alamos, he spent thirty years at Bell Labs;...
April 29, 2005

Time Travel

Alper Ozdamar, a former 49X student, forwarded this link to an article by Hans Moravec on time travel and computing. Fun to read, if you don't mind a little...
April 26, 2005

Data Crunching

At the risk of turning this blog into adware, my book on Data Crunching is now available from Amazon, or directly from the Pragmatic Programmers. Personally...
April 25, 2005

Book Sales as Tech Trend Indicator

An interesting piece by Tim O'Reilly on trends in book sales, and how they reflect (or forecast?) trends in technology. Interesting that Python book sales a...
April 24, 2005