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Archive for March 2012

Manning “Hello! Python” Book Review

From time to time I get the chance to review books about stuff outside my sphere of interests, and recently I had a look at Hello! Python by Anthony Briggs. The breathless “if you don’t enjoy programming in Python, you’re… Continue Reading →

Looking Back

Plato reports Socrates as saying ὁ δὲ ἀνεξέταστος βίος οὐ βιωτὸς ἀνθρώπῳ. So as a human being I guess I ought to examine my life. At work I review the code I write, and even the most cursory reviews have… Continue Reading →

On Letting Go

My stint running the Toronto Perl Mongers is over. Jordan Tam and a couple of others have all the passwords and privileges needed to update the web site and moderate the mailing list. I am relieved to be stepping down,… Continue Reading →

The Right Tool for The Job

I have been experimenting with different tools to try and replace my paper-based notebooks I used to use at work as lab logs. For a while I was getting quite frustrated trying to make the DayOne app do everything. Then… Continue Reading →