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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They’re Getting Smarter

This posting from the folks at F-Secure compares the structure of the first PC virus, Boot/Brain.A (which recently celebrated its 20th birthday) with that of...
January 23, 2006

Two Books on Software Project Management

I read these two books on project management back to back: at my partner’s request, I finally uninstalled Homeworld—which is still the best game ever—and tha...
January 19, 2006

Two Books on Virtual Machines

Compilers and operating systems have been a standard part of computer science education for more than thirty years, but the engines that allow the output of ...
January 19, 2006