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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A Story Line Game for Teaching

In the wake of yesterday’s launch of JavaScript versus Data Science, I’ve been thinking about what I could do in 2019, and about a party game that I’m fond o...
December 13, 2018

JavaScript versus Data Science

Toby Hodges and I are very pleased to announce the launch of JavaScript versus Data Science, a tutorial on one of the world’s most widely-used languages for ...
December 12, 2018

The Third Wall

My brother Jeff used to say that the third wall’s the hardest. What he meant was that when you’re painting a room, the first wall goes well because you’re ex...
December 08, 2018

Three Courses

People who’ve known me for a while will have heard all this before, but since some of you haven’t, here’s what I would put in the core of a modern undergradu...
December 06, 2018