Category Archives: Python

See you at Pycon

Well, it’s been a while. I found new friends through EuroPython this summer. Currently, my main gig is for KMM (Knowledge Management in Museums), a Nordic/European cultural heritage project. Lots of interesting infrastructure work and almost all Python: Django, xmpppy… … Continue reading

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First day of EuroPython 2007

Yes, I finally made it to EuroPython this year. Flew in from Stockholm to Vilnius late last night. Very, very friendly place so far. More later… I’m waiting for the first speaker now. furosemide lasix

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Saturday Python

Python is an old love of mine. These days, it’s hotter than ever: Python 2.5 is out, Microsoft released IronPython 1.0 for DotNet and the wild visions of PyPy are starting to look real. Right now I’m trying to translate … Continue reading

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Born nightowls

Well, it seems that Hal is a fan of Guns, germs and steel, too. And now Jared Diamond has published a new book. I’ll have to pick it up somewhere. Hal also provides some scientific support for the thesis that … Continue reading

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Packing time

Past midnight and I am leaving in the morning. My packing list is short and almost done. I’ll have to pick up new hiking shoes tomorrow, but that’s about it. Except for some geeky stuff that suddenly feel overwhelmingly urgent: … Continue reading

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Busy working

Two new discussions about literature, life and interesting ways to tell not exactly true stories: Shishosetsu and the myth of sincerity and Is it fiction if it says fiction on the cover? BookFilter discusses books, magazines, authors, publishers and ponies. … Continue reading

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Generation Order?

Via Det perfekta romrummet, I find a new magazine with some fascinating speculation about next-generation social values. In summary: the world is so unpredictable that young Americans will become conformists prepared to rule the world, Germans just conformists and Swedes … Continue reading

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Swedish blogger dinner

Here is an Asian Times article about the Project for a New American Century. This organization has formulated much of what is now known as the Bush doctrine – the idea that it is in USA’s best interest to make … Continue reading

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Lying about death

I just haven’t had it in me to go bonkers posting war links… War kills people… news channels have no room for this one truth. And to me that makes the whole medium feel like a lie. Journalist Scott Rosenberg … Continue reading

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Scheduled downtime

You’re on Windows, so the standard way to do things is to hack until you get the behaviour you want… Eric Brunel, Quote of the Week on the DDJ Python-URL mainframe n. An obsolete device still used by thousands of … Continue reading

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