Some notes on how to organize a conference like PyCon.DE
The venue setup @zkmkarlsruhe for #PyCon.DE 2017 and PyData Karlsruhe is done. We are ready for liftoff tomorrow.
The next PyCon.DE will be from 25-27th October 2017 at the ZKM - center for art and media in Karlsruhe/Germany.
Cloudera Kudu is a distributed storage engine for fast data analytics. The python api is in alpha stage but already usable.
PyScaffold helps you to easily setup a new Python project.
Apache Spark is a computational engine for large-scale data processing. PySpark exposes the Spark programming model to Python. It defines an API for Resilient Distributed Datasets (RDDs) and the DataFrame API.
This Talk from PyData 2015 Berlin gives an overview of the PySpark Data Frame API.
cee_syslog_handler is an extension to the python syslog logging handler with support for structured json messages.
Spot is a four-legged robot designed for indoor and outdoor operation. It is electrically powered and hydraulically actuated. Spot has a sensor head that helps it navigate and negotiate rough terrain. Spot weighs about 160 lbs.
SQLAlchemy dialect for the EXASOL database.
When your application grows beyond one machine you need a central space to log, monitor and analyze what is going on. Logstash and elasticsearch store your logs in a structured way. Kibana is a web fronted to search and aggregate your logs.
There is a resurgence of native-compiled programming languages going on. Some of this work is in response to Python; we're now part of The Establishment against which newcomers are measured. Greg Ward gives an overview of Go, a recent native-compiled language, and how it relates to Python.
are you sarah conner?
The Girls of Atomic City tells the unbelievable true story of young women during World War II who worked in a secret city dedicated to making fuel for the first atomic bomb, only they didn’t know that.
app.net has now more than 42.000 users. 15.000 active last week.
Boston Dynamics BigDog Robot starts throwing stones - how long will it take until it throws them at us..?
Amir Salihefendic talks about Redis, scaling plurk.com and some python libraries on top of redis like bitmapist.
Jeremy Ashkenas talks about CoffeScript and Symbiotic Languages
Silex-View is an implementation of class based views similar to django class based views and flask pluggable views for the php microframework silex.
How to access the exasol in memory database with doctrine/dbal and build your queries with the QueryBuilder in php.
In her final days as Commander of the International Space Station, Sunita Williams of NASA recorded an extensive tour of the orbital laboratory.
Did you ever wonder what Danny Carey would sound like if he had 4 arms? How about if Angus Young had 78 fingers?
The Atlantic has a great overview of the history of mechanical horses.
He wants to warn of the effects that autonomous drones might have on democratic institutions. Frank Rieger talks to the author and programmer Daniel Suarez about his book Kill Decision.
The CoffeeScript Redux compiler now supports the genaration of Source Maps.
London-based design firm Exterior Architecture has proposed elevated bike lanes.
A challenging discussion between Guenter Dueck (ex IBM Germany CTO) and Manfred Spitzer (author of controversy book Digital Dementia) backstage on Futureday 2012
The core issues for Doctorow come down to Human Rights versus Property Rights, Lockdown versus Certainty, and Owners versus mere Users.
Twig snippet to define a reusable navigation bar. The active page is set in the inherited template.
Python example to access the twitter API on your behalf, without going through three legged autorization.
On August 6, 2012 on 05:31 UTC the Rover Curiosity landed on Mars.
Modern Western civilization stands on the twin plinths of science and technology.
Garry Kasparow, on of the greatest chess players and Peter Thiel, german-born entrepreneur, co-founder of PayPal and first outside inverstor in facebook talk all night long.
And as we move into an increasingly digital reality, we must learn not just how to use programs but how to make them.