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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New Favorite Web Site

I have a new favorite web site: CleverCS (which just redirects to this page at the University of New South Wales in Australia). It’s a collection of papers ...
April 15, 2005

Perceived Usefulness

Sam Ruby has posted a slide set from a recent talk on open source. It includes this:
April 14, 2005

Mapping Human History

Carl Zimmer's excellent blog The Loom has a report about Spencer Wells' project to map historical human migrations using genetic sampling. (It also has a li...
April 13, 2005

Agile Commenting

The new hype in software development is Agile Programming Languages. These languages try to speed development time by ignoring traditional principles such a...
April 03, 2005

Joel’s Road

Joel Spolsky just published the last of five articles on the latest release of his company's main product. They're fun reading...
April 01, 2005