I just rediscovered a question I wrote on Stack Exchange. I can’t remember much about the context, but the idea is to have an ordinary “web server” application accessed through http, but simply sending plain-text backwards and forwards to a command-line based client. command line – Is there a “terminal” style program that talks to […]
Nice talk :
This is pretty zeitgeisty. A Puppet / Ansible like DevOps tool for school-kids for the Raspberry Pi. With a Scratch-like visual language. PiBakery There’s something very freaky about this.
Good article on Jupyter.
Further to the previous post. The talk on Hazel is fascinating. I’ve been thinking for a while about the importance of being able to program “in your own order” ie. fill the blanks of your decision making about your program as and when you have that information available to you / or as you feel […]
It has to be said that this year’s Strange Loop looks amazing. So many fascinating talks …
Several years late, it seems M$ is considering making Python native to Excel. I wrote a … you guessed it … Quora answer as to why this makes sense for Microsoft. —- Python has become massively popular with the data and machine learning communities in the last few years. Tools like JuPyter are increasingly popular […]
Is GMail Snooze basically building Mind Traffic Control into your email client? Well, it’s about time Google did something radical to improve GMail. There’s still so much untapped potential in the mail-box. And at least email is an open protocol that we should defend against moving to walled rivers like Facebook and Slack etc.
Just go read Suzanne Sadedin’s answer to “What do scientists think about the biological claims made in the anti-diversity document written by a Google employee in August 2017?” It says most of what you need to know.