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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

What We Mean When We Say "Community"

Two recent posts that highlight what “community” means to me: David Crow writes about Workbrain's children: companies like Dayforce and Rypple that have th...
April 23, 2009

Doubt Is Good

Nice post from Smartbear’s Jason Cohen—everyone starting a business (or a graduate degree) should take it to heart.
April 23, 2009

PubFeed Early Release

Andrew Trusty’s PubFeed project is now on the web at http://pubfeed.cs.toronto.edu/, and he’s looking for people to try it out. PubFeed watches academic agg...
April 23, 2009

What Supervisors Need To Know

I received an interesting email yesterday from a grad student who took this course the last time it was offered at the University of Toronto. It said in par...
April 23, 2009

We Don’t Import Punch Cards Any More

Interesting talk from Magnus Christerson and Shane Clifford about intentional programming (Charles Simonyi’s “next big thing”). Starts a bit slowly, then ac...
April 23, 2009