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

We’re Apparently Still Not a Science

This happens all the time, and irks me more with each passing year: PostRank has several categorized lists of “best blogs”, as judged by popularity, influenc...
January 15, 2010

We Made A Thing!

I miss doing things like this. On the other hand, I got to paint watercolors with (and sometimes on) my daughter last night.
January 13, 2010

Whatcha Gonna Do When They Come For You?

First it was pharma companies withholding "unhelpful" data, then it was ClimateGate, and now there's this: One of the founders of the controversial 'Baby Ein...
January 13, 2010

Podcast with Jon Udell

Jon Udell recently interviewed me about Software Carpentry and related topics—the podcast is now on his web site.
January 13, 2010