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

Size and Activity

Next term, I’m going to be teaching CSC302 (the second of our two-course sequence in software engineering). The mandate for the course is to introduce studen...
November 11, 2009

Four Links

Email is down—strange how hard I find it to get started in the morning without my regular fix. While I’m waiting for someone to turn the firehose back on, he...
November 11, 2009

Cross-Country Projects In January

We’re going to run some cross-country undergrad capstone projects again starting in January—the newly-updated UCOSP FAQ has some details, and I’ll post a not...
November 10, 2009

What Would It Take To Convince You?

Jon Pipitone, a grad student here at the University of Toronto, has posted a question on his blog: what would it take to convince you (a software engineer) t...
November 10, 2009