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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

Contributing to Open Source

When I first encountered open source years ago the idea of contributing really excited me. Unfortunately, I found little success in my attempts to help out....
January 26, 2005

Why I Think XP Works

I gave a talk at PyGTA last night on what we’re doing to integrate Python into the undergraduate curriculum at the University of Toronto, and what I’ll be do...
January 26, 2005

Gunderloy on User Choice

Mike Gunderloy's book Coder to Developer was one of my top 10 for 2004 (and the sequel, Developer to Designer, looks every bit as good). He has just posted ...
January 19, 2005

Interviewing at Google

A web-friend of mine just interviewed for a tech lead position at Google. Here’s a (slightly tidied up and anonymized) version of their experiences:
January 19, 2005