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Small Values of Cool



Simon Brunning - stuff that I find interesting



Published: 2008-10-08T13:18:28+00:00

 



London Python meetup today

2008-10-08T13:18:28+00:00

It's the London Python meetup this evening. See you there!...



Avatar

2008-10-08T13:16:03+00:00

At my new client site, everyone has an picture of themselves to stick up on the story wall to show whatbn we are working on. Here's mine: What do you...



Photo Meme

2008-09-22T12:21:34+00:00

If I must. Instructions: Take a picture of yourself right now. Don't change your clothes, don't fix your hair - just take a picture. Post that picture with NO editing....



Trickle Down Economics?

2008-09-16T12:07:46+00:00

It's trickling down now, all right....



Off to PyCon UK

2008-09-12T16:58:43+00:00

See you there. I might even see one or two people at my talk, if I'm lucky. Though since I'm clashing with Simon Willison, I don't expect many. BTW, we...



Django 1.0

2008-09-04T15:40:13+00:00

Congratulations to everyone involved in getting Django 1.0 out of the door. Great job....



Apress eBooks

2008-09-04T15:29:55+00:00

Buy a book from Apress (such as the superb Definitive Guide to Django) and you can get the PDF version for a fiver, so you can keep a copy on...



My Work Here is Done

2008-09-04T15:15:32+00:00

I was just called over by Ken and Grant to help them with a problem that they were having with the unittest/Mox test suite that they were putting together, written...



Welcome, Simon!

2008-08-22T18:03:49+00:00

Welcome to the Guardian, Simon! I only wish I'd still be there when you started, but I'll be gone by then. :-(...



London Python meetup, September the 2nd.

2008-08-19T23:08:35+00:00

Time for another London Python meetup, pre-PyCon UK 2008. PyCon UK 2008, at which I find myself the "Session Chair Team Captain", God help them. Given how rubbish I am...



Epic Fail

2008-08-19T21:59:16+00:00

My Mac died again a month or so ago - another HDD failure. Not a problem, I thought - new disk, restore from Time Machine, sorted. Only my Time Machine...



Python Mock Frameworks

2008-08-19T20:59:05+00:00

Given that I'm speaking on Python mocking shortly, I thought I'd better dig through my accumulated bookmarks and see what I'm missing. PyMock is what I've been using up till...



Goodhart's law

2008-08-14T14:02:12+00:00

Via "Let's set a new standard" I discovered Goodhart's law. I've long been arguing, err, OK, ranting that the setting of targets in an organization is usually counter-productive, because people...



Also Scary

2008-07-30T10:38:29+00:00

My PyCon UK talk hass been accepted. It's even considered notable!. ;-)...



Pissed as a Newt?

2008-07-30T10:34:42+00:00

Pissed as a newt - look who's number three!...