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

Science Lessons for Movie Makers

The Science and Entertainment Exchange hopes to bring a little scientific reality to Hollywood. I wonder if it’ll be more effective than science lessons for...
December 18, 2008

Leslie Hawthorn Writes About Summer of Code

Leslie Hawthorn (who has made thousands of students’ lives better by keeping Google Summer of Code on track for the last four years) has written a thoughtful...
December 18, 2008

Scott Leslie on "Just Share Already"

Good expression of the frustration someone who wants to “just do it” feels when dealing with people who want to plan/organize/discuss it.
December 18, 2008

Segaran on the Excluded Middle

Nice post from Toby Segaran (author of a very good book called Programming Collective Intelligence) that discusses the “excluded middle” of technical books—w...
December 18, 2008

How Far We Got

There’s a quote (attributed to various people—I’d welcome a pointer to the original) to the effect that if you show me your code, I don’t know what you’re do...
December 18, 2008