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

The Year in Canadian Tech Law

http://www.thestar.com/article/288360 — interesting read (as in, how did I miss half these stories?).
January 03, 2008

Social Objects

Via Adam Goucher (who’s thinking about their application to testing): Hugh MacLeod on social objects.
January 03, 2008

Portals on Gears?

Optimistic version control systems like CVS and Subversion allow people to decouple their work: instead of simultaneously editing the master copy of a file (...
January 03, 2008

One, Two, Three

My favorite books these days are Boynton’s Your Personal Penguin and Pratchett’s Where’s My Cow?, but since this is a magazine for programmers, not parents, ...
January 02, 2008


I should be writing a lecture on ethics and professional responsibility for CSC301, or catching up on book reviews, or plowing through some of the 80+ papers...
January 01, 2008