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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An Unexpected Result

This term, the students in my third-year software engineering course have been working in teams to build a shared to-do list plugin for Facebook. Each of th...
March 28, 2008

Beautiful Code Panel

Jon Erickson has posted a video clip from the Beautiful Code panel held at SD West a couple of weeks ago. Michael Feathers, Jim Kent, Christopher Seiwald, E...
March 27, 2008

Rising Stars of Research

UBC, UVic, and SFU are hosting this year’s “Rising Stars of Research” showcase on August 21-23. Its poster competition is a chance for undergraduates to sho...
March 27, 2008

Reality Tree

Michael Nygard (author of Release It!) has posted his current reality tree. I should draw one; currently, it would include raccoons nesting in our attic.
March 27, 2008