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

I’m Not Normally Lost for Words

I mentioned last week that I'm trying to put together a lecture on packaging and installation. It's proving harder than I expected: I'm not normally lost for...
September 20, 2011

Past and Future

Two articles I read over the weekend neatly encapsulate the past and future of software engineering research (at least, the kind of SE research that I’m inte...
September 19, 2011

The Simplest Web That Could Possibly Work

A new web tool called If This Then That generated a flurry of interest this week (see for example Scott Hanselman's blog post). Simply put, IFTTT lets you co...
September 17, 2011