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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Upcoming Talks

I’m speaking at Guelph University on Monday, February 8, and at McMaster University on Wednesday, February 10. Both talks will be based on my DevDays/CUSEC t...
February 02, 2010

Half Measures

Lots of people were chatting last week about Sikuli, the “programming with screenshots” project from MIT. Even if I didn’t agree with Adam Goucher’s comments...
February 01, 2010

VeloCity Entrepreneur Bootcamp

The University of Waterloo’s VeloCity program is launching a new program for this spring term (May-July 2010) that will give three great teams of postseconda...
February 01, 2010

Two Steps Up, One Step Back

This term’s UCOSP projects all seem to be going well so far: most teams are writing and committing code, and several teams have adopted code review as a stan...
February 01, 2010

I Don’t Care Until I Can Check

Over in the Agile Usability group, Larry Constantine writes: ...Capers Jones has been sharing with me some hard data summaries on a variety of development me...
January 31, 2010