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Web Workflows and Public Embarrassment

As I’ve mentioned before, I’m one of the organizers of a set of undergraduate cross-country open source capstone projects, in which students from several uni...
January 05, 2010

Another Neologism from Jon Udell

Jon has just coined the phrase “carbon theater” to describe activities that superficially appear to be aimed at reducing carbon load, but which in reality do...
December 30, 2009

Cheaper Than Digging?

Steven Dale thinks we should build gondolas instead of digging tunnels. I know it’s unlikely to ever happen, but wouldn’t it be wonderful?
December 30, 2009

PyCon Dress Rehearsal on Feb 16

Mike Fletcher, Leigh Honeywell, and I will be practicing our PyCon 2010 talks at the Linux Caffe on Feb 16 — see the PyGTA web site for details.
December 30, 2009

Holiday Reading

Tim Weiner's Legacy of Ashes: The History of the CIA is a darning indictment of an "intelligence" agency that has an unparalleled half-century record of fa...
December 30, 2009