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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Top 10 Findings in Computer Games Research

In between feedings, burpings, and other miscellaneous tasks, I found this, which summarizes interesting recent findings in computer games research. See als...
April 02, 2007

Knowing Where You Are

End-of-the-month report time (while the baby is sleeping). Here’s what traffic has looked like on the Software Carpentry site since it opened:
April 01, 2007

Madeleine Erica Wilson

Our first child, Madeleine Erica Wilson, came into the world at half past midnight on Saturday, March 31. She’s a redhead, just like her mom, and has one, t...
March 31, 2007

Pictures from the Competition

Kwasi Kwakwa is a materials scientist who teaches computer-related subjects in Ghana. He recently posted pictures from a programming contest, the eventual a...
March 28, 2007

Beautiful Code: Chapter by Chapter

Beautiful Code now has a cover, and I can share the chapter summaries (below the cut). I’m very excited—hope to have hardcopy in a month or so. Chapter 1, A ...
March 27, 2007