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.

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Seventy Years After

On April 1, 1942, George Orwell wrote: Connolly wanted yesterday to quote a passage from Homage to Catalonia in his broadcast. I opened the book and came on ...
April 03, 2012

Maybe That’s Why

I have a lot of respect for Heather Payne (founder of Ladies Learning Code): she’s working hard to get women into technology, and has been more creative abou...
April 03, 2012

Congratulations to Max and Marcus

Marcus Lau and Maxwell Elendt, two high school students whose science project I was mentoring, picked up a silver medal at the Toronto Science Fair on the we...
April 03, 2012

A Four-Day Curriculum

In response to my weekend post about what we teach in two days, Steve Haddock sent me this link to a four-day course based on the excellent book Practical Co...
April 03, 2012

What to Teach Researchers About the Web

One reason I'm reflecting on what I've learned in the last two years is a question that is back on the top of my work pile: what should we teach researchers ...
April 01, 2012