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Recent posts

I Will Buy You Dinner…

…if you will translate the examples from Freeman and Pryce’s excellent book Growing Object-Oriented Software Guided by Tests from Java into Python. There are...
February 24, 2010

Kafka and American Airlines

We were an hour and a half late getting into Toronto on Sunday after PyCon: the de-icers on the first plane out of Chicago weren’t working, so they had to pu...
February 24, 2010

Twitter Makes Rhinos Of Us All

In Last Chance to See (the best book he ever wrote), Douglas Adams wondered what the world "looks" like to rhinos. Their nasal membranes are larger than thei...
February 24, 2010

BEACON Funded!

Congratulations to Titus Brown and others on the NSF's announcement that it will fund the BEACON (Bio/computational Evolution in Action Consortium) Science a...
February 22, 2010

PyCon 2010

It’s a sunny Sunday morning in Atlanta, and I’m on my way home. I came down Thursday to: Raise money for Software Carpentry. Get people excited about Basi...
February 21, 2010