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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To Do

There’s a light dust of overnight snow on the streets this morning. Maddie’s upstairs playing “Climb On Mummy” while Sadie reads a magazine; seems like a go...
December 31, 2007

Losing the War Redux

Twenty minutes ago, I read a post by Diomidis Spinellis in which he cites instructions from the new Sony Ericsson K770i’s owner’s manual telling people to re...
December 28, 2007

Cover for "A Bottle of Light"

As I mentioned a couple of months ago, my next children’s book, A Bottle of Light, will be published in the spring. It won’t be available through bookstores...
December 27, 2007

Goodbye Oscar

Oscar Emmanuel Peterson, 1925-2007: those were some hands, man.
December 24, 2007

How Do You Distribute?

This poll at dev2ops.com reminded me that I still have to come up with a lecture on software deployment for next term’s CSC301 (“Introduction to Software Eng...
December 22, 2007