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.

Recent posts

Available in April

Two of our projects students are looking for full-time jobs to start in the spring: Lillian Angel Andrey Petrov We think highly of both of them, and we’r...
November 01, 2006

Computational Result Retracted

From the latest Nature (Vol 443, No 7114, p 1013): When a new, independent code is used for the calculations on which the conclusions of this Letter were bas...
October 31, 2006

Jim Waldo: "On System Design"

There is an idealized view of academic research in which that research takes greater risks than industry, plans for the longer term, and is less concerned wi...
October 30, 2006

Build a Better Voting Machine

I don’t bother with Wired much any more, but this piece titled “Build a Better Voting Machine” is great. Berkeley’s David Wagner and Princeton’s Ed Felten (...
October 30, 2006