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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Fall Reading List

Mostly driven by my dream of updating the Software Carpentry course (you can follow my progress, such as it is, on the blog). Now, would someone please write...
September 01, 2009

My Mac Knows That My Thoughts Are Straying

After spending some more time yesterday browsing for a new laptop, I came back to the office and plugged some speakers into my Mac so that I could listen to ...
September 01, 2009

Being Human Is Good For Sales

Jason Cohen’s latest post, titled “You’re a little company, now act like one”, points out that a startup’s first customers are going to be early adopters who...
August 31, 2009

The Big and the Small

More resources for students interested in doing projects with Toronto’s data this fall: GeoGratis: a portal provided by the Earth Sciences Sector (ESS) of ...
August 31, 2009

Adam on Agile

Adam Goucher was at Agile 2009 last week, and has been blogging the highlights. Two that particularly caught my eye were Arin Sime’s talk “How to sell a trad...
August 31, 2009