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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Mac/Thunderbird Puzzlement

I spent some time this morning cleaning up and reorganizing my mail folders, which are stored on the Computer Science department’s server. I use Thunderbird...
March 02, 2007

SIGGRAPH Volunteers and Passport Numbers

One of my students asked me to be a reference for his application to be a student volunteer at this summer’s SIGGRAPH (the big annual computer graphics confe...
March 02, 2007

Anne 2.0 on Making Your Blog Popular

Good piece from Anne Zelenka about how to make your blog popular. I break the “stick to one topic” rule almost every day, but I’d like to think I follow the...
March 01, 2007

What I Missed Most by Not Going to PyCon

The One Laptop Per Child program is creating a $100 laptop suitable for use by young people in developing countries. It has enough weight behind it that it’...
March 01, 2007