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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How I Handle Email

These are a couple of folders in my personal mail account: and these are a couple of folders in my work account: That come...
November 23, 2015


Alfred North Whitehead once said that civilization advances by extending the number of important operations which we can perform without thinking abou...
November 20, 2015

The Morea Framework

I first met Philip Johnson, a professor of Computer Science at the University of Hawaii, through shared interests in empirical software engineering re...
November 20, 2015

Catch and Release

Edible fish are getting smaller every year because we catch and eat the big ones, taking the genes for large size out of circulation. This has been ...
November 16, 2015