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What is the history of the Django web framework? - Quora
We never really intended to build a web framework - for the longest time, the code that became Django was referred to as "the CMS"
simonwillison  django  history  programming 
august 2010 by tysone
Four crowdsourcing lessons from the Guardian’s (spectacular) expenses-scandal experiment » Nieman Journalism Lab
“Any time that you’re trying to get people to give you stuff, to do stuff for you, the most important thing is that people know that what they’re doing is having an effect,” Willison said. “It’s kind of a fundamental tenet of social software. … If you’re not giving people the ‘I rock’ vibe, you’re not getting people to stick around.”
simonwillison  guardian  journalism  britian  crowdsourcing 
june 2009 by tysone
Simon Willison joins Guardian News & Media | Media | guardian.co.uk
Former Yahoo and Lawrence Journal World developer Simon Willison has been recruited by Guardian News & Media as a software architect, it was announced today.
guardian  simonwillison  python  django  newspapers 
august 2008 by tysone

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