Archives of #Props

Analysing #pydata, London and Brighton tweets for concept mapping

Below I’ve visualised tweets for #PyData conference and the cities of London and Brighton – this builds on my ‘concept cloud‘ from a few days ago at the #PyCon conference. Props to Maksim for his Social Media Analysis tutorial for inspiration. Update – Maksim’s Analying Social Networks tutorial video is online. For the earlier #PyCon […]

Do self-driving cars make the courier redundant?

I’ll start with a quote via “Why workers are losing the war against the machines” taken from A Farewell to Alms by economist Gregory Clark: “There was a type of employee at the beginning of the Industrial Revolution whose job and livelihood largely vanished in the early twentieth century. This was the horse. The population […]

PyCon 2012 notes from the end

PyCon 2012 is just coming to a close. There were over 2,200 people here and too many talks to choose between. It was a bloody fine conference. Meeting so many of the Names of the Python world was rather grand, teaching High Performance Computing and getting pats on the back for the creation of ShowMeDo […]