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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Jon Udell and Microsoft

It’s official: Jon Udell (the John McPhee of the Internet) is joining Microsoft. Why? Because, “This isn’t your father’s—or maybe your older brother’s or si...
December 08, 2006

The Pending Queue

Following up on the previous post’s remark about the importance of reading to writing, I’ve put my review queue online. If you’d like to read one of these a...
December 08, 2006

Writing a Book

I have written three books (two on programming, one for children), and edited two others, with a third under way. I clearly need professional help must enjo...
December 07, 2006

Scrum and XP Experience Report

Henrik Kniperb, of Crisp, has written a substantial report on his company’s experiences with Scrum and XP. Experiences like his, and talks with Peter Hansen ...
December 06, 2006

Show Me The Data

Having written several articles about how DrProject works, I figured it was time to talk about how its database is organized. Of course, that meant figuring...
December 05, 2006