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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Wikipedia or Perish

Interesting piece from Nature News: “Anyone submitting to a section of the journal RNA Biology will, in the future, be required to also submit a Wikipedia pa...
December 19, 2008

My Greatest Hits

According to Google Analytics, my most popular blog posts are: Interviewing at Google Why Bad Software Exists The first public announcement of Beautiful ...
December 18, 2008

But What Goes Wrong?

Nice video about “connected learning” — the latest incarnation of the idea that teachers should teach students how to find and evaluate information, so that ...
December 18, 2008