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

Rebooting Environmentalism

Interesting piece on the changing environmental movement from Ross Robertson, via Ned Gulley.
February 11, 2008

Yet More Weight Behind OpenID

This morning the OpenID Foundation announced that Google, IBM, Microsoft, VeriSign, and Yahoo! have joined the board. We really need to get this into DrProj...
February 07, 2008

The First Check

I just got sales figures for Beautiful Code from O’Reilly: since its release last summer, it has raised more than US$38,000 for Amnesty International. My th...
February 06, 2008

Another Reminder

I had another reminder today of why I like to teach. I loaned a Ruby on Rails book to a student before Christmas; this morning, he sent me a link to the kan...
February 06, 2008

Congratulations to David Crow

Now will probably never have a “best tech evangelist” category in their annual rankings for Toronto, but the blogging world does, and this year’s winner is D...
February 06, 2008