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

A Sea Change

I finally have more distinct online accounts than Unix shell login accounts.
December 05, 2009

Want To Hire a CEO/CTO?

Posted on behalf of a friend from the University of Toronto who’s about to finish his Master’s. I’ve helped a lot of undergrads find jobs over the years; I’m...
December 05, 2009

Minority Rule

So here I am, watching the astonishing spectacle of a beautiful, cultured nation turning itself into a corrupt petro-state. Canada is slipping down the devel...
December 01, 2009

Subverting Subtlety

Excellent post from Danah Boyd about a very bad experience with real-time tweeting during a talk: I think that the backchannel is perfectly reasonable as a f...
December 01, 2009

Dear Synkronizer

I’d really like to buy your Excel compare-and-merge tool, but when I try to submit a purchase request, I get: Warning: mysql_pconnect() [function.mysql-pcon...
November 30, 2009