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

Alone and Misunderstood

Jeffrey Mirel and Simona Goldin's recent article in The Atlantic titled "Alone in the Classroom" initially struck a chord with me, particularly when they sai...
May 23, 2012

Citing Versions

We got mail yesterday from a workshop participant saying, "My question is how does one show in a research paper that the underlying data and the software is ...
May 22, 2012

What’s Wrong With All This?

Titus Brown doesn't like this web site. He's OK with the content (I think), but he finds it awkward to use, and while I don't feel as strongly as he does, I ...
May 20, 2012

Space at Upcoming Events

Here's how registration is going for upcoming events: University of British Columbia May 22-23 39/40 Johns Hopkins University June 18-19 7/20 Paris Ju...
May 19, 2012