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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Four O’Reilly Books

When I was a lad, back in the early 1980s, Prentice-Hall defined good programming books (at least for me). The C Programming Language, The Unix Programming ...
February 05, 2006


Now, through the miracle of AJAX, collaborative over-the-web fridge magnet poetry. Gibson said that the street finds its own uses for technology; he should ...
February 05, 2006

Project Assets

Diomidis Spinellis (author of Code Reading) calculated the following numbers for various kinds of human-generated text in the FreeBSD project: Asset Source...
February 04, 2006

One World

As many have observed, Flickr's interesting photos page is addictive and beautiful. It's also inspiring, when you realize that there's no difference between...
February 04, 2006