The morning of September 12th at 8:30am Hugh Young stood up and told the story of John Donne: John Donne was in his bed, gravely ill, and heard the church bells tolling. He thought perhaps that in his sickness he…

In honor of Twitter making the decision to come to Detroit, here’s a special post on how I became a Twitter user. … At 3:30pm my wife called me. There was a shooting where my brother-in-law works at UPMC Western…

“My job is to teach you how to think.” –Hugh Young A few days ago John Naughton published an article summarizing his manifesto on how to reform computer science education. I agree computer science education is in need of drastic…

“If you need 1,000,000 data points you don’t know what you’re looking for.” – Dad In the late 90s General Motors was trying to build cheap cars for China with molded plastic instead of sheet metal. A handful of engineers…