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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Build Your Own Weather Channel

Theoretical computer scientists spend a lot of time thinking about whether computations are feasible or not. Personally, I'm much more interested in how see...
December 09, 2004

Freeware List

I'm too cheap to buy my readers gifts for Christmas, but I will forward this list.
December 08, 2004

Java != Python

These two articles from Phillip Eby are a good summary of the differences between Python-think and Java-think.
December 08, 2004

Programming Language Popularity

Take it with a large grain of salt, but this article surveys the popularity of various programming languages.
December 08, 2004