measure_it provides timing and counting for iterators (and other code segments).
CivicLab and Between the Bars
In this talk, I will present on a slice of the maker movement called "civic making" and a new space that has opened up in Chicago to encourage this type creation, CivicLab. As an example of "civic making" I will discuss Between the Bars, a paper based blogging platform for those who are incarcerated, built in Django. I will also discuss our choice in framework and the pros/cons of our approach.
Monoids in Python
Monoids are largely badly explained, but actually quite beautiful. I would like to take a brief tour of what a monoid is and how they can help out with mundane every day tasks in python.
What happened at #aaronswhack?
Many python programmers showed up to participate in the Chicago #aaronswhack. Here's a list of what they worked on, and here are pointers to local projects as well as worldwide projects.
Python heart Open Source Hardware
Open Source Hardware is going to change the world.
But the hardware is still going to need software to control it.
Can Python take the lead and become the de facto language of open source hardware control?
Paul Ebreo talks about the three keys to Python's success in open hardware.
PyData Recap Lightning Talk
Recap of last weeks PyData conference in NYC.