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

David H. on Starting Small

Great post from David Humphrey about how to get a big project off the ground. The secret? Start small. (See also Benjamin Smedberg’s post on sanity testin...
February 24, 2009

Fallacies of Prediction

Gary Westfahl’s latest essay for Locus magazine, titled “Pitfalls of Prophecy: Why Science Fiction So Often Fails to Predict the Future”, should be read by e...
February 23, 2009

"…And Thousands of Their Closest Friends"

DemoCamp Toronto 19 was announced on Thursday, after a 7-month hiatus. It’s moving to a smaller venue as part of an attempt to get away from the “trade show...
February 22, 2009

Bugs Everywhere

I’m still not convinced that distributed version control is the future, mostly because I don’t believe in the future: as always, there will be many mixed tog...
February 22, 2009