Archive for February, 2016

Raspberry Pi 3 on Sale now at $35

February 29, 2016 Leave a comment

Raspberry Pi 3 on sale now at $35

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February 29, 2016 Leave a comment

Lifter is a lightweight query engine for Python iterables, inspired by Django ORM.

If you find if painful to gather data from collections of Python objects or dictionaries, such as API results, lifter is for you!

Documentation is available at


Categories: python

Announcing Spotify Infrastructure’s Googley Future

February 24, 2016 Leave a comment

As a company most often associated with amazing music recommendations and awesome parties (not to mention life-changing employee benefits), it’s rare that we get to talk about the exciting world of technical infrastructure – the real power behind the music – but today is special. Today we are announcing that we’re working with the Google Cloud Platform team to provide platform infrastructure for Spotify, everywhere.

The Spotify Blog

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Top 20 Employee Benefits & Perks

February 17, 2016 Leave a comment
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spf13-vim – The Ultimate Vim Distribution

February 16, 2016 Leave a comment

spf13-vim is a distribution of vim plugins and resources for Vim, GVim and MacVim.

It is a completely cross platform distribution that stays true to the feel of vim while providing modern features like a plugin management system, autocomplete, tags and tons more.

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TED Talk – James Veitch

February 16, 2016 Leave a comment

This is what happens when you reply to spam email.

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February 15, 2016 Leave a comment

Dash is an API Documentation Browser and Code Snippet Manager. Dash stores snippets of code and instantly searches offline documentation sets for 150+ APIs

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Why GNU Emacs?

February 14, 2016 1 comment
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I love Free Software Day

February 14, 2016 Leave a comment

I love Free Software!

Free Software Foundation Europe is a charity that empowers users to control technology.

Software is deeply involved in all aspects of our lives; and it is important that this technology empowers rather than restricts us. Free Software gives everybody the rights to use, understand, adapt and share software. These rights help support other fundamental freedoms like freedom of speech, press and privacy.

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Beck Design Rules

February 11, 2016 Leave a comment

Kent Beck came up with his four rules of simple design while he was developing ExtremeProgramming in the late 1990’s. I express them like this. [1]

  • Passes the tests
  • Reveals intention
  • No duplication
  • Fewest elements

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