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

More Data

The City of London is launching a data store with 200 datasets. Oh, to have time to play with this… sigh
January 07, 2010

Help With Video

With the first decade of the 21st Century safely out of the way, I figure it’s time to start learning how to do this video stuff I keep seeing on the interwe...
January 06, 2010

Web Workflows and Public Embarrassment

As I’ve mentioned before, I’m one of the organizers of a set of undergraduate cross-country open source capstone projects, in which students from several uni...
January 05, 2010

Another Neologism from Jon Udell

Jon has just coined the phrase “carbon theater” to describe activities that superficially appear to be aimed at reducing carbon load, but which in reality do...
December 30, 2009

Cheaper Than Digging?

Steven Dale thinks we should build gondolas instead of digging tunnels. I know it’s unlikely to ever happen, but wouldn’t it be wonderful?
December 30, 2009