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Customizing OpenStack Docs to the Communities They Serve
The OpenStack documentation team is fairly small. We’ve existed since 2012, founded by ex-Racker and writer extraordinaire Anne Gentle. Since that time, the team has moved with the OpenStack community to ensure we deliver the content wanted, in the form expected, at the time required.
14 hours ago
The Big Idea: Ruth Vincent – Whatever
Revenge: Is it all that it’s cracked up to be? Author Ruth Vincent asks this question, in relation to her new novel Unveiled, and also in a larger sense. What’s the answer? Read on.
yesterday
Love and Marriage on Paris Time - Frenchly
The evening I received notice that I had been accepted to the French Ministry’s Teaching Assistant Program in France (TAPIF), I leapt out of my chair and joyfully exclaimed to my roommates “I’M GOING TO FRANCE! I’M GOING TO TEACH IN VERSAILLES!”.
yesterday
Rereading Frank Herbert’s Dune: Dune, Part Four | Tor.com
The Dune Reread is going to keep questionable items in our dining rooms, ponder age-old feuds and sit with guilt, then get almost-assassinated! So. Pretty full docket, there. This week we’re questioning the practicality of bobblehead toys.
yesterday
Linux Journal | The Original Magazine of the Linux Community
The Python language, which is not new but continues to gain momentum and users as if it were, has changed remarkably little since it first was released.
2 days ago
Democrats on the brink | The Economist
AGHAST at the defection of millions who voted for Barack Obama in 2012 but for Donald Trump in 2016—notably working-class whites in the Midwest—the left wants the Democratic Party to snatch up the banner of economic populism and declare war on Wall Street, big business and other global elites.
2 days ago
Remarkable New Theory Says There's No Gravity, No Dark Matter, and Einstein Was Wrong | Big Think
Gravity is something all of us are familiar with from our first childhood experiences. You drop something - it falls.
2 days ago
9 enterprise tech trends for 2017 and beyond | InfoWorld
One word sums up this year in enterprise tech: clarity. We learned that the emerging ecosystem of containers, microservices, cloud scalability, devops, application monitoring, and streaming analytics is not a fad.
2 days ago
Touch Bar MacBook Pro teardown finds some unpleasant surprises [Updated] | Ars Technica
Apple is selling two new computers that it's calling MacBook Pros: one model without the new Touch Bar and one model with a Touch Bar. But according to a teardown of the Touch Bar model by iFixit, the differences don't stop there.
2 days ago
5 Tips and Tricks | FastMail Blog
This is the fifth post in the 2016 FastMail Advent Calendar. Stay tuned for another post tomorrow. This post takes a look at a few FastMail features that can clear out the clutter, target your tasks and master your messages.
2 days ago
With Station F, Paris will have the world’s biggest startup campus | TechCrunch
Station F (formerly known as la Halle Freyssinet) is quite an ambitious project and is bound to change the face of the tech ecosystem in Paris.
2 days ago
well.blogs.nytimes.com
Why do I tend to gain weight when I exercise and lose weight when I barely move? The short and unsatisfactory answer is that you are human. A surprisingly large number of people who begin an exercise program subsequently pack on extra pounds.
2 days ago
Birlinn | Tales of the Cocktail
Tales of the Cocktail Upcoming Events Tales on Tour Edinburgh: April 2-4, 2017 Tales of the Cocktail New Orleans: July 18-23, 2017 Daiquiri Season September 1-30, 2017
2 days ago
www.nytimes.com
The pilgrims have been coming to Nashville for as long as the Grand Ole Opry has been on the radio. They come for Fan Fair and Taylor Swift concerts or just to walk down Lower Broad in cowboy boots. Parents visit their children in college. Conventioneers deplane by the thousands.
2 days ago
FastMail Referral Program | FastMail Blog
This is the sixth post in the 2016 Fastmail Advent Calendar. Stay tuned for another post tomorrow. Here at FastMail we love how vocal our customers can be in singing our praises.
2 days ago
www.nytimes.com
Years ago, while I was in Antigua with my family, disaster struck. I ran out of good books. This was before the age of Kindle, so I didn’t have the download option, but even if I’d had it, books via pixels aren’t for me. I need the real thing: a solid slab that I can hold in my hands.
2 days ago
French Interior Minister Cazeneuve to succeed Valls as prime minister - France 24
Since then, Cazeneuve’s response to a string of deadly terror attacks across France over the past two years has made him a popular figure in national politics. Cazeneuve will take control of the Socialist government until a new president is elected in May.
2 days ago
www.nytimes.com
Every three years, half a million 15-year-olds in 69 countries take a two-hour test designed to gauge their ability to think. Unlike other exams, the PISA, as it is known, does not assess what teenagers have memorized.
2 days ago
Supply of U.S. high school graduates is stagnating, posing challenge for colleges - The Washington Post
The nation’s total output of high school graduates peaked in 2013 at nearly 3.5 million and is projected to stagnate for most of the next decade, but the Hispanic share is expected to boom, according to a new report.
2 days ago
See how your OpenStack deployment compares with this new analytics tool - OpenStack Superuser
Stackers are driven by curiosity. We soon realized there were a lot more questions than hours in a data scientist’s day. And the User Survey has always been a hands-on community tool, reporting both positive and critical feedback and findings.
3 days ago
chicken chili – smitten kitchen
Although I am firmly of the belief that the internet needs another recipe for chicken crockpot chili like your groggy narrator needs another morning of her mini-humans rousing her before 6 a.m., when I went to make my own one night, I was dissatisfied with what I found.
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4 days ago
www.nytimes.com
I ARRIVE AT THE Eggleston Artistic Trust building at just after 1 on a sweltering, humid Memphis afternoon. I am met at the door by the charismatic son of the photographer William Eggleston, Winston, who is the director of the trust as well as its official archivist.
4 days ago
What are the best plugins to increase productivity on Emacs | Linux.com | The source for Linux information
Over a year ago now, I went looking for the best plugins to turn Vim into a full-fledged IDE. Interestingly, a lot of the comments on that post were about how Emacs already has most of these plugins built in, and was already a great IDE. Although I can only...
4 days ago
Learn French in just 15 minutes a day - Home - Complete France
Learn French in just 15 minutes a day with daily email lessons from Frantastique, which include a fun story, personalised corrections and explanations Frantastique offer people the chance to learn French by email in just 15 minutes a day.
4 days ago
Live Like a Local in Paris - Frenchly
You’re in love with Paris, but the locals don’t seem to feel the same about you. With over 30 million annual visitors, it’s understandable that residents of La Ville Lumière aren’t constantly warm and fuzzy towards tourists.
4 days ago
It's Never Too Late to Learn a Language - Frenchly
At the ripe age of 56, New York resident Robert Paley decided to try his hand at French. So on top of a full-time job, teaching a class at Columbia University, and a schedule brimming with lectures and meetings, he started to study French.
4 days ago
Getting started with pytest « Jacob Kaplan-Moss
I’m going to spoil the first challenge, and maybe a bit of the second, below. If you want to work through them yourself, do that before reading the rest of this post. The first challenge asks us to convert a hex-encoded string to base64. I’ll start by writing a test to represent the challenge.
4 days ago
Opensource: Walking the line between crowdsourcing and a captain-less ship | Telecoms.com
Over the course of the last four or five years, the idea of opensource has become more prominent but is this taking the industry down the best path. Opensource is a fantastic idea, one which has launched new subsectors and opened the doors for innovators around the world.
4 days ago
Dragons of Tomorrow | Tor.com
After the collapse of civilization Nora and her family live a quiet life in the Midwestern Plains until a great fiery god of the sky descends and makes her an irresistible offer—an offer that will take her away from those she loves forever.
4 days ago
Python Advanced: Graph Theory and Graphs in Python
Graphs in Python Origins of Graph Theory Before we start with the actual implementations of graphs in Python and before we start with the introduction of Python modules dealing with graphs, we want to devote ourselves to the origins of graph theory.
4 days ago
www.nytimes.com
Like most 25-year-olds, Julia Rozovsky wasn’t sure what she wanted to do with her life. She had worked at a consulting firm, but it wasn’t a good match. Then she became a researcher for two professors at Harvard, which was interesting but lonely. Maybe a big corporation would be a better fit.
4 days ago
The Epic Story of Dropbox’s Exodus From the Amazon Cloud Empire | WIRED
If you’re one of 500 million people who use Dropbox, it’s just a folder on your computer desktop that lets you easily store files on the Internet, send them to others, and synchronize them across your laptop, phone, and tablet. You use this folder, then you forget it. And that’s by design.
4 days ago
Integral Innovation | Opensource.com
In his keynote speech at the Red Hat Summit in Boston, Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst made the case that of the $1.3 trillion USD spent in 2009 on Enterprise IT globally, $500 billion was essentially wasted (due to new project mortality and Version 2.0-itis).
4 days ago
Radically Simple IT with Dr. David Upton | Opensource.com
We were extremely fortunate to have Dr. David Upton, chair in Operations Management at Oxford University, kick off our first ever Open Your World forum. Dr. Upton's presentation, entitled "Radically Simple IT ...
4 days ago
The Fight for Transparency in Scotch Whisky - Eater
Much attention has been paid, and rightfully so, to the ongoing issues over the labeling of American whiskey, due largely to sourcing—when a brand buys its whiskey elsewhere and sells the juice under its own name.
4 days ago
weGather
From Dropbox, your computer, your device library or take a picture of a picture! Ask your loved ones what they remember. A picture is worth a thousand words, but it's worth a million with a story!
4 days ago
Having a younger boss isn’t just awkward. New research suggests it could also hurt performance. - The Washington Post
It's an awkward experience so relatable -- the older employee who works for a younger boss -- that Hollywood has made movies about it.
4 days ago
Open Source .NET – 2 years later · Performance is a Feature!
This post aims to give more context to those numbers and allow you to explore patterns and trends across different repositories.
4 days ago
Guest View: How to play by the eight (unwritten) rules of open source - SD Times
When it comes to formal-but-not-formal rules, baseball is king. Don’t talk about a no-hitter in progress, don’t steal a base in a blowout and so on, all getting into the minutiae of the game.
4 days ago
Bilingual Education: 6 Potential Brain Benefits : NPR Ed : NPR
Part of our ongoing series exploring how the U.S. can educate the nearly 5 million students who are learning English. Brains, brains, brains. One thing we've learned at NPR Ed is that people are fascinated by brain research.
4 days ago
The challenges of maintaining a large open source project | Opensource.com
During my career I have spent a lot of time packaging other people's code, writing my own, and working on large software frameworks. I have seen projects that still haven't released a stable version, never quite hitting 1.0, while others made 1.
4 days ago
How to Hide $400 Million - NYTimes.com
A few weeks after she realized her husband was finally leaving her, Sarah Pursglove flew down to the Bahamas to figure out how much money he really had. Like many women married to very wealthy men, she didn’t know much about the family accounts.
4 days ago
The Army’s looking into putting bacteria into its electronics | Ars Technica
If you’re not familiar with the terms "synthetic biology" or "biohybrid systems," you may want to add them to your vocabulary. If the US Army Research Laboratory (ARL) and other research institutions are able to follow through on their plans, the technology will be mainstream in a decade.
4 days ago
Graham Dumpleton: What USER should you use to run Docker images.
If you follow this blog and my rants on Twitter you will know that I often complain about the prevalence of Docker-formatted container images that will only work if run as the root user, even though there is no technical reason to run them as root.
4 days ago
How To Be Parisian With Comedian Olivier Giraud - Frenchly
So you want to be like a Parisian? According to French comedian Olivier Giraud, there’s much more to imitating les Parisiens than dressing chic, smoking and eating croissants.
4 days ago
What do you think of a joint Kubernetes OpenStack environment? - OpenStack Superuser
Container schedulers like Kubernetes, Swarm, Mesos, Rancher and others have become a very hot topic in cloud infrastructure discussions.
4 days ago
www.nytimes.com
“Are you ready?” Bill Adler shouted with the joyful enthusiasm of a teenager about to set off a firecracker in his living room. Instead of lighting a fuse, Mr. Adler, 64, hit play on his home stereo in his Flatiron district apartment.
4 days ago
"The Scourge of the Left": Too Much Stigma, Not Enough Persuasion - The Atlantic
The conflict over a liberal blogger’s criticism of the use of the term “white supremacy” provides a case study in how not to win friends and influence people.
4 days ago
GitHub - jsvine/markovify: A simple, extensible Markov chain generator.
Markovify is a simple, extensible Markov chain generator. Right now, its main use is for building Markov models of large corpora of text, and generating random sentences from that. But, in theory, it could be used for other applications. Simplicity.
4 days ago
Amazon brings the AI technology that powers the Echo to AWS - SiliconANGLE
The new artificial intelligence capabilities that Amazon Inc. has been rumored to be developing for its public cloud are finally here.
4 days ago
The NanoStillery™ - Automated Whiskey Distillery
Historically, in Europe at least, it used to be very common for enterprising folk to travel around the land with their distillation equipment strapped to the sides of their donkeys providing a valuable service for owners of orchards and fruit bushes who wanted the produce turned into alcohol rather
4 days ago
Red Hat CEO: Apologizing to Employees Is Important
This article is part of Tools of the Trade, a weekly series in which a variety of experts share actionable tips for achieving fast and effective results on everything from forming good habits to raising money.
4 days ago
Gregory Szorc's Digital Home | Making MozReview Faster by Disregarding RESTful Design
When I first started writing web services, I was a huge RESTful fan boy. The architectural properties - especially the parts related to caching and scalability - really jived with me.
4 days ago
Let's Colonize Titan - Scientific American Blog Network
The idea of a human colony on Titan, a moon of Saturn, might sound crazy. Its temperature hovers at nearly 300° below zero Fahrenheit, and its skies rain methane and ethane that flow into hydrocarbon seas.
4 days ago
Interviews: Robert S | FastMail Blog
This is the fourth post in the 2016 Fastmail Advent Calendar. Stay tuned for another post tomorrow. FastMail has a global team working on internal and open source products. Today, we’ll hear from Robert S., one of the major contributors to the Cyrus project.
4 days ago
LEGO’s WeDo 2.0 Robotics Kit Teaches Science And Engineering To Elementary School Students | TechCrunch
LEGO Education is launching a new version of its WeDo robotics kit for elementary school students at CES today. Just like its predecessor, WeDo 2.0 is meant to introduce students to robotics, engineering and programming, but it’s also meant as a tool for teaching STEM in general.
4 days ago
requests-futures 0.9.7 : Python Package Index
Small add-on for the python requests http library. Makes use of python 3.2’s concurrent.futures or the backport for prior versions of python. The additional API and changes are minimal and strives to avoid surprises.
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4 days ago
How To Use A Book Club To Turn Your Startup Into A Learning Machine | TechCrunch
For me and my co-founders, building our first tech company from the ground up has been both an exhilarating and humbling process. Coming from a corporate background, we had limited experience in scaling a business — and there was a lot of learning to do.
startups 
4 days ago
Communicating sequential processes - Wikipedia
In computer science, communicating sequential processes (CSP) is a formal language for describing patterns of interaction in concurrent systems.
python 
4 days ago
Six things we now know about the future of Fantastic Beasts | Film | The Guardian
Spoiler alert: Those you think are dead are not dead, Johnny Depp is charmingly evil, we’ll always have Paris, and it will all end with a duel … we think There are surely many ways to discover the hidden secrets of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, JK Rowling’s latest wizard
5 days ago
PyDev of the Week: Jim Fulton | The Mouse Vs. The Python
This week we welcome Jim Fulton (@j1mfulton) as our PyDev of the Week! He has been doing software development for over a quarter century. Jim is the chief architect of Zope, which is a object-oriented web application server written in Python.
5 days ago
www.nytimes.com
This new guide to cheese from Oxford University Press is authoritative, but what is surprising is how local it gets. Calandra’s Cheese on Arthur Avenue in the Bronx is listed, along with such revered fromageries as Androuet in Paris.
5 days ago
PUNCH | Your Guide to American Apple Brandy
Somewhere in the past century, American apple brandy came to be seen as the gap-toothed, barefoot country cousin of a more refined French apple brandy, called Calvados, which projected a more lace collar and cravat sensibility.
5 days ago
Cocktails 101: How to Shake a Cocktail | Serious Eats
Shaking is hands down the most efficient way to simultaneously chill and dilute a cocktail—assuming you do it properly, that is. A good shake will cause the ice to rattle around violently in the shaker, cooling the surrounding liquid as it breaks down and releases water into the drink.
5 days ago
Keynote at PyCon Brasil 2015 (Screencast) - YouTube
A discussion of asyncio, the new async/await syntax in Python 3.5, and a future view of async Python without the asyncio package. Plus, live coding. Code samples at http://ift.tt/1HS3mJf...
5 days ago
Le Cognac - raymond-ragnaud - The Best Cognacs On Earth - XO - VSOP - Extra
Raymond RAGNAUD Cognac is made from grapes coming from the best known and most highly esteemed of the Charentes vineyards : those situated in the Appellation d'Origine Contrôlée
5 days ago
Part 1: For Beginners - Bag of Words - Bag of Words Meets Bags of Popcorn | Kaggle
What is NLP? NLP (Natural Language Processing) is a set of techniques for approaching text problems.
5 days ago
Working With Text Data — scikit-learn 0.18.1 documentation
To get started with this tutorial, you firstly must have the scikit-learn and all of its required dependencies installed. Please refer to the installation instructions page for more information and for per-system instructions.
5 days ago
worldwritable.com
See part I for background on this work. The disappointing X-Files Season 10 has just ended, so that seemed like a good candidate for such a similar kind of account that wrote its own stories procedurally.
5 days ago
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