Peerchemist (one of the Peercoin developers) made an interesting transaction today:
https://twitter.com/peerchemist/status/1001747842451562497. It’s always exciting when something runs “in production” for the first time 🙂
News from The Washington Post:
“Roseanne” is cancelled after Roseanne makes a racist tweet.
Terrible flood in Ellicott City, Maryland.
Jogged around Kezar Stadium twice. Came back to discover a package from Pi Supply!
And here’s a piece of the painting from Croatia that keeps me company in “the back office”:
Signed up for all the insurances ($$$$!) 🙂
Finished making the
automated test suite for pypeerassets pass. There’s some heavy global state in the btcpy library that forced me to “punt” on fixing some tests, marking them as “known to fail”. We’ll have to work on btcpy more.
“You too can solder!”
And here’s a clip I took a while back too:
Crissy Field, SF CA
I found a hierarchical tagging Django app called django-categories that I wanted to use in a project. There were a couple of things that I wanted to fix so I forked it and for one reason or another started to build in Python 3 support.
I’ve heard about Python 3. I’ve even written some small programs in it. But library support wasn’t really there back when I tried it and I slunk back to the comfort of Python 2.7. It turns out that all the dependencies for django-categories work in Python 3 and I found a few tools that make version portable code a snap to write. Maybe 2014 is the year of py3k.
Continue reading Converting from Python 2 to 3
I haven’t been up to anything major; just chilling out around the net.
Buck sent out this link to an awesome
talk on unicode and python. (╯°□°）╯︵ ┻━┻ Definitely worth watching ┬──┬ ノ( ゜-゜ノ).
reading PGP & GPG, which has been a great introduction to setting up and using Gnu Privacy Guard. Still working through it but you can get a copy over at cointagion.com pretty easily if you’re in the market for a fun tech read. I can haz public key!
-----BEGIN PGP PUBLIC KEY BLOCK-----
Version: GnuPG v2.0.17 (GNU/Linux)
-----END PGP PUBLIC KEY BLOCK-----
In other news,
foodler.com has been doing a solid job of turning bitcoins into food. all4btc.com will hopefully do a solid job of turning bitcoins into amazon orders…will have to see how it goes.
Oh, I’ve also been working on a small Clojure web app to show my recent daily pictures.
Check it out!
have a great week! ☺