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These Boys Know How to Have Fun!

Friday, July 25th, 2008

Google App Engine PyAtl Hackathon BUILD a speaker registration system, we can use to book speakers for PyATL, on GAE.  The goal is to not leave until we have something useable, so if you feel like getting in on a fun community project this is your chance:

My Top 3 posts of all time

Thursday, July 24th, 2008

Top 10 Worst Captchas Demystifying Clouds Cloud Computing Vendors A to Z

Teach your parents well

Thursday, July 24th, 2008

Duke University ran a workshop this month teaching Alice to 33 North Carolina teachers and 32 students . Alice is a wonderful tool that teaches young adults advanced computer programming concepts through animation and video game creation.  Both my boys (5 and 9) have been using Alice for about 8 months and they really enjoy [...]

Making Hadoop More Modular

Thursday, July 24th, 2008

Pluggable Hadoop I especially like the discussion about instrumentation.  Hadoop currently has a metrics API that proves disk stats like diskused and disk busy.  More metrics and instrumentation for IT management would be a really cool thing.

Perl on App Engine

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2008

Google perl-appengine

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