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

Winter Grad Course Evaluation

I finally got a summary of graduate students feedback on the consulting course I ran this past winter. It was pretty good overall—on a scale of 1-5, the res...
August 12, 2008

Wrapping Up

The summer is coming to an end, so students are posting screencasts: Matthew Basset: Team Foundation Server plugin for Hackystat. Qi Yang: Web-CAT. Ming ...
August 12, 2008

SciFoo, eGY, and Splitting

OpenWetware has posted notes from SciFoo. I'm sorry I missed it; looking forward to "Science in the 21st Century" even more than before. Those notes point...
August 11, 2008

Managing Meetings

A random conversation about John Cleese and training videos at Agile’08 on Tuesday reminded me that I wanted to post about something neat I saw at CAST’08. E...
August 07, 2008

Putting a Face to a Name

I had the pleasure yesterday of finally meeting Michael Feathers, author of one of my favorite programming books, and a contributor to Beautiful Code. Along...
August 07, 2008