Tag Archives: tech

(VIDEO) Philly Tech Breakfast

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Yesterday, I spoke at the inaugural Philly Tech Breakfast. I spoke about AxisPhilly, and with special attention to what we’re doing on the news applications team (follow our tumblr!). The video was taken by my amazing friend Salas, who switched to his phone when my camera ran out of memory (*shakes fist*). Even with that, […]

Disaster, recovery, and coding for good

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As many of us on the east coast are getting up to assess damage, help friends and relatives, and respond to worried messages from those in other parts of the country, let’s remind ourselves of some of the great projects in the technology community that get a disproportionate amount of attention at this time — […]

Working together apart #ghc12 #tech

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Judith Olson of UC Irvine developed an online assessment tool to evaluate distributed work relationships. She shared that this was the “punch line” of the talk. The tool is the result of many years of research and observations on how teams collaborate successfully. The Collaboration Success Wizard By answering questions about a specific project, the […]

Pam’s Intro to Git with GitHub

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Last month, during Julython, PhillyPUG organizer Dana Bauer invited me to give a couple git tutorials as part of our goal to get more Pythonistas into FOSS. Then at a hack this past weekend, I started on a team only to discover my teammates had never used GitHub or git. So here’s a quick intro. I’ve […]

RedSnakePhilly photo dump and recap

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RedSnakePhilly (http://redsnakephilly.org/) was a ton of fun. It was the sort of event where I thought most people weren’t really sure the plan – but that it involved Python and Ruby (I’m personally a fan of both). There were 10 speakers condensed into ~2 1/2 hours (plus sponsor presentations). The organizers kept everything on time, […]

PyStar Philadelphia #3 (hint: great success)

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Some photos below from the most recent session of @PyStarPhilly.  We had a great crowd of students, graciously hosted by Devnuts in the Northern Liberties. The reviews from students are great, and we hope to see all of them at the next Philly PUG project night. Special thanks to Devnuts, the Python Software Foundation, organizers Dana […]