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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In the beginning was the finger, and paint, and the wall of the cave. Whoever painted the first pictures this way could create whatever they wanted—the mediu...
August 13, 2018

The Real Challenge

A recent conversation with Toby Hodges reminded me of this post last year by Anil Dash, which in turn reminded me of this Twitter thread:
August 12, 2018

Three Terms

After DataCamp fired me in June, I spent a month getting Teaching Tech Together over the finish line. With that out of the way, I started thinking once again...
August 07, 2018

Link Rot

An astute reader pointed out that some links on my site were 404'ing, so I ran a check for the first time in a couple of years. The results surprised ...
July 17, 2018