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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City Data Projects

I had a couple of good meetings this week with Jane Zhang, Julia Smith, and Mark Kuznicki, who have kindly agreed to help steer the “Government 2.0” prjoects...
August 21, 2009

30 and Counting

30 students are now signed up for cross-country capstone projects this fall from a bunch o’ schools: University of Victoria University of British Columbia...
August 20, 2009

Anonymizing Student Data

Andrew Petersen, a lecturer in computer science at the University of Toronto at Mississauga, has posted a description of a system a summer intern built to an...
August 15, 2009

You Can Do a Lot Without Programming

From Cameron Neylon, a short video showing how to embed molecules from the ChemSpider service into a wiki page. I was surprised and impressed to discover dur...
August 15, 2009