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

Summer of Code and DDJ

I’m collecting articles from participants in Google’s Summer of Code for Doctor Dobb’s Journal. We’re going to run 4-8 articles, each roughly 400 words long...
September 09, 2005

Focus on Java interview

Focus on Java has just published an interview with me about Data Crunching.
September 09, 2005

Distinguished Lecture Series, Fall 2005

If you're at the University of Toronto (or even if you're not), you might be interested in the lineup for the Fall 2005 Distinguished Lecture Series:
September 01, 2005

CSS Guru Wanted

If you know more than the average bear about CSS, and you'd be willing to spend a couple of hours tuning the look and feel of the Software Carpentry course n...
August 25, 2005

Hot Links

Karen Reid's having so much fun writing a little Python CGI to do some on-line data entry that I decided to take some time off from editing the Software Carp...
August 25, 2005