Irrational Exuberance!

Scalable Scraping in Clojure

November 24, 2009 A fairly indepth tutorial which takes a look at using Clojure to extract data from webpages, using agents to process data, and a few other knickknacks.

Paper Review of "A Transaction Model"

August 18, 2009 Here is my first attempt at putting together some thoughts on a computer science paper, in this case Jim Gray's A Transaction Model from 1980. It is an excellent paper which pushed me to think about my current work project in a broader light, and also inspired some ideas about potential future side-projects to experiment with.

Findjango Redesign & Slides for django-nyc

March 25, 2009 Quick post with slides for tonight's presentation at django-nyc, and also a look at the excellent new design for Findjango.

How To Remotely Admin Servers Via Twitter

March 22, 2009 A quick look at how I setup my server to be listen for Twitter direct messages and provide a very minimal degree of remote administration.

Findjango: A Django Search Vertical

March 9, 2009 When I develop with Django I'm constantly searching documentation, trying to figure out new modules and generally looking for answers to new problems as they arise. Today I'm introducing a new project, Findjango, which hopes to being a valuable resource for searching on Django-related topics.