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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What "Community" Actually Means

As I was coming out of the library today, I saw a guy in a white van scrape against a car parked on a side street while trying to make a tight corner. The gu...
January 12, 2008

I’ve Been Amazoned

Scroll down on this page and play the video — I think it makes me look chunky, but Sadie says TV adds ten pounds…
January 09, 2008

Where the Puck Is, Part 5

Imagine a world in which bookstores printed books on demand, then and there. Sure, they’d keep a couple of copies of each volume on their shelves for reader...
January 08, 2008

Apparently We’re Doing Well

From today’s post by Tim O’Reilly: Beautiful Code, a collection of essays by master programmers about how they solved particularly hard problems, must have h...
January 08, 2008

Code Sprint Day 3

Florian and Adam opened the place up; Jeff and I were here 10 minutes later; Tony, Luke, and Yi Qing arrived in time for coffee, and DC and his hangover made...
January 06, 2008