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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2007 ACM Programming Contest Results

Warsaw took first place; then Tsinghua, St. Petersburg, and MIT. Highest Canadian placing was Waterloo at #9; Toronto was one of twelve schools tied for 14t...
March 18, 2007

Books, Blogs, and a Write-In Candidate

One of the biggest changes in technical publishing in the last few years has been the “book of the blog”. Joel on Software was the first to make it big, but...
March 18, 2007

2007 Google Summer of Code Project Ideas

The list of mentoring organizations for this year’s Google Summer of Code is now up. We’re putting forward two proposals for DrProject, and one for the Onlin...
March 15, 2007

Extensible Programming Has Arrived

I’ve been saying for a while now that extensible programming systems are the Next Big Thing, but I wasn’t expecting them to arrive this quickly. Check out E...
March 14, 2007