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

Code Review Walkthrough

Mike Conley and I had lunch yesterday with SmartBear’s Gregg Sporar to talk about code review. (We ate at E Pan on Spadina Avenue, which isn’t particularly r...
March 11, 2010

Thacker FTW!

Charles Thacker has won the 2009 Turing Award for his work on the Alto, the first modern personal computer. Congratulations!
March 09, 2010

Offer, Then Ask

Ever since I started teaching at U of T, I’ve tried to help students I know find interesting jobs with local companies. I enjoy doing it, but there’s a downs...
March 08, 2010

This Is How I Want My Daughter To Think

Ned Gulley’s latest post, “What We Mean When We Say Magic”, starts with this quote: "The larger the island of knowledge, the longer the shoreline of wonder."...
March 04, 2010