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

If Your Software Was On a Date…

This post, from Kathy Sierra, is a lighthearted look at how well-designed software should behave. Those of you building your first real web application, tak...
November 06, 2005

One in Forty Five Isn’t Good Enough

Paul Gries, Arnold Rosenbloom, and I spoke to the Toronto Java Users’ Group meeting this past Tuesday about Java as a teaching language. It was fun, and the...
November 04, 2005

More Future Christmas Toys

If the smart paintbrush posted earlier wasn't enough to drop your jaw, try this (thanks to Miles Thibault).
November 04, 2005

Workshop at AAAS ‘06

As I’ve mentioned before, I’m running a workshop on “Essential Software Skills for Research Scientists” at the Annual Meeting of the American Association for...
November 04, 2005