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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No Fluff, Just Stuff Coming to Toronto

The No Fluff, Just Stuff symposium is coming to Toronto. For US$775, you can go and hear bright people preach the agile Java gospel (and more). Lots of goo...
August 28, 2006


The 2007 edition of the Canadian Undergraduate Software Engineering Conference will be held in Montreal on January 18-20. Their blog is live, and they alrea...
August 28, 2006

The Emperor Still Has No Brain

A nice piece by Peter Kassan in The Skeptic about AI’s ongoing failure to deliver. He simplifies a bit, and there are counter-arguments, and no, I don’t agr...
August 25, 2006

Why Real-World Programming Is Difficult

I just finished reorganizing my database of former project students, and now it looks like I have to re-jig the schema once again. The reason is that South ...
August 25, 2006