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EuroSciPy 2013 write-up

The conference is over, tomorrow I’m sticking around to Sprint on scikit-learn. As last year it has been a lot of fun to catch up with colleagues out here in Brussels. Here’s Logilab’s write-up. Yesterday I spoke on Building an Open Source Data Science company. Topics included how companies benefit from open sourcing their tools, […]

ANN: twitter-text-python release (Python Tweet parsing library)

A few weeks back I took over as maintainer of the twitter-text-python library (source on github). This library lets you take a tweet like: "@ianozsvald, you now support #IvoWertzel's tweet ... parser!" and extract the Twitter entities as defined in the Twitter conformance tests. The entities in the above tweet would be: reply: 'ianozsvald' […]

aMaking “from lxml import etree” work with virtualenv (Python)

Update – these steps are overly complicated and *unnecessary*! See fizyk and Marius’ comments below. I’ll leave this post just in case it helps anyone – hopefully anyone coming here will realise it isn’t hard (now) to install lxml, as long as the OS dependencies are installed I use virtualenv for all development. Recently I […]

Python Introductory Course (OpenSource, StartupChile)

We’ve just run 5 of the 6 nights of our Introductory Python course here in Santiago for StartupChile. The course aims to ‘give back’ to the Chilean economy by helping more people learn to program (we had a mix of locals and StartupChile members in our classes). In total we’ve taught 25 people (only 5 […]