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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Encouraging Collaboration

I’ve been meeting four new grad students (Samira, Jeremy, Carolyn, and Jon) on Monday mornings this term. Initially, the point was to pick apart some resear...
October 30, 2007

The Burning Man of HPC

It’s a small world: Andy Oram, my co-editor on Beautiful Code, just interviewed Brent Gorda, co-author of the first version of the Software Carpentry course,...
October 26, 2007

Today Was More Fun

I spent today at the Free Software & Open Source Symposium at York University Seneca College’s York U campus (sorry, David). It was a lot more fun than ...
October 25, 2007

The Meme Spreads

DesignCamp Waterloo will be held on Thursday, November 8. I won’t be able to make it, but I’d be interested in hearing from anyone who attends.
October 25, 2007