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About 12 weeks ago In Celebration of Day Against DRM
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About 12 weeks ago Today is International Day Against DRM
What do you think about Digital Right Management?
When do you think it should be used?
What physical products have you experienced with DRM? 
We'd like to hear from you in the comments below.
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About 12 weeks ago Tech that helps also hurts. Poachers use geotagged tourist photos to track endangered species. 
About 11 weeks ago What old O'Reilly book do you still have? What's your newest?
Share pics of your old/new O'Reilly books!

Pictured here are +Jon Johns 1st, TCP/IP (2nd Ed., 1998) and the newest, (Creating Apps in Kivy).
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About 2 days ago Andrew Sorensen at OSCON 2014

Is it possible to imagine a future where “concert programmers” are as common a fixture in the worlds auditoriums as concert pianists? In this presentation Andrew will be live-coding the generative algorithms that will be producing the music that the audience will be listening too. As Andrew is typing he will also attempt to narrate the journey, discussing the various computational and musical choices made along the way. A must see for anyone interested in creative computing.

About Andrew Sorensen (QUT):
Andrew Sorensen is an artist-programmer whose interests lie at the intersection of computer science and creative practice. Andrew is well known for creating the programming languages that he uses in live performance to generate improvised audiovisual theatre. He has been invited to perform these contemporary audiovisual improvisations around the world. Andrew is a Senior Research Fellow at the Queensland University of Technology and is the author of the
About 12 weeks ago How Is DRM taking your keys away?

Learn more about DRM and Privacy from +Simon St.Laurent who talks DRM, Privacy, and the creeping of DRM into the physical world.

Then take advantage of our 50% off site-wide sale today, and see how DRM-free ebooks and videos compare.

"Terrified by the sudden collapse in the cost of duplication and distribution, locking everyone’s shelves down seems like the only way to maintain their balance (sheets). Worse, products from beyond publishing are appearing with the new key-management practices built in, including cars, coffee, and of course printer cartridges."
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About 6 days ago Leslie Hawthorn OSCON 2014 Keynote
Checking Your Privilege: A How-To for Hard Things

Over the past 3 years, we've witnessed the discussion of the role of women and other underrepresented groups in technology grow broader, deeper and louder. From Wired to the Wall Street Journal, we've heard the message that we all have a problem. Even more exciting, major tech employers are just starting to respond with hard demographic data to back up years of academic research -- and lived experiences -- on the gender gap.

So, the first step is admitting we have a problem. But where do we all go from here?

The answer is simple, but the solutions are not: understanding one's privilege requires hard work. Doing something productive with that understanding is even more difficult. We'll all require a great deal more empathy for individuals whose lives we've never led, whose experiences we've never shared and whose challenges are all the same, but still quite differen
About 7 weeks ago Elisabeth Robson, co-author of Head First JavaScript Programming talks about What it really means when people say “Everything in JavaScript is an object” 

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About 13 weeks ago Intermediate Python
Practical Techniques for Deeper Skill Development
By  +Steve Holden

Go beyond Python basics and learn the coding techniques you need to take your applications to the next level. In this instructive video course, Python expert Steve Holden takes you deeper into the language’s idiosyncrasies, as well as data access and storage, libraries for scientific computing, IDEs, and many other useful tools.

Intermediate Python Course with Steve Holden
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About 11 weeks ago Building ReSTful APIs with Flask in PyCharm
Quickly make your API accessible in just a few lines of code.

+John Lindquist walks you thru Flask and Pycharm:

Building APIs can be easier than you think. Say you’ve developed a product or service and would like to provide developer access via a ReSTful API quickly, with minimal effort and overhead. The lightweight Flask Python Web framework lets you easily build extendible APIs fast, without the bloat and ceremony of similar tools. Add to this the comprehensive workflow of a modern integrated development environment like PyCharm and you’ll be up and running posthaste.
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