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2015 PyCon: Day 1

10 April 2015

I have been fortunate enough to attend four PyCon conferences. I find that it helps me to maximize my experience if I take notes and summarize them each day. Perhaps I will later roll this into a post that summarizes the entire conference.

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Goodbye, Red Wheels!

21 October 2014

While we were visiting A’s family in Dallas last week, we purchased a 2006 Honda Odyssey. Our family is outgrowing the quad-cab Tacoma, and my old 1995 Honda Civic is simply no longer practical. It only rides four, and A can’t drive it (it’s a stick-shift). Hence, it is with much sadness that I published it on Craigslist last night.

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CoderFaire 2014

21 September 2014

Huge kudos to Cal & Kathy Evans as well as Jacques Woodcock for organizing the third year of CoderFaire, a language-agnostic conference that pulls all kinds of regional talent out of the woodwork.

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The Rudeness Test

16 July 2014

At one of the recent user groups, I had an interesting conversation with Nick, a senior developer from San Francisco who is responsible for hiring a remote team here in Nashville.

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Nashville Open Data Initiative

14 May 2014

On May 12, 2014 Nashville’s Mayor Karl Dean signed Executive Order #43. Thanks to the sartorially gifted Jacques Woodcock I was able to attend the event in order to help answer questions from the media about how this is a Good Thing.

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