Learning about Python
E. O. Wilson
20 Feb 2012 at 12:19am
Old podcast archives are back up, and a personal connection to a new upcoming book by E. O. Wilson.
Merlin's Decision Analysis
17 May 2011 at 12:19am
Merlin's Decision Analysis is a web app for use with any web device. It can be found at www.awaretek.com/merlin.html. It has five parts, a weighted averaging script, a chatbot, and I Ching, Mandala, and postmodern Oracle modules.
11 Apr 2011 at 12:19am
Software Archaeology, as explained by Vernor Venge in "a Deepness in the Sky", can be practised today by digging into PyPI, the Python Package Index, and updating its contents. I certainly made an interesting discovery....
Software is Not Magic
29 Mar 2011 at 12:19am
Hello I'm back, embarassed because of the long hiatus, but podcasting about Python 3, a simplified language with cruft removed, the book Programming in Python 3, thoughts on Unicode in Python 3, and a look at what I'm up to.
Mini Book Reviews
11 Oct 2010 at 12:19am
Mini reviews of the books Expert Python Programming, Python Phrasebook, Python for Unix and Linux System Administration, A New Kind of Science, Meta Math, The Grand Design and more...
Interview with Bryan Lunduke
12 Sep 2010 at 12:19am
This podcast is an interview with Bryan Lunduke, the creator of Illumination, a visual programming tool.
Comments and Feedback from Listeners
8 Sep 2010 at 12:19am
Comments and feedback from listeners about subjects of previous podcasts including Python's versions and implementations, web apps, books, Microsoft, visual programming, mobile phones, etc.
In Praise of Web Apps
31 Aug 2010 at 12:19am
A short podcast in praise of web apps for mobile devices, comments about my own web app project, and about upcoming podcasts.
Python Versions and Implementations
17 Aug 2010 at 12:19am
A look at the various versions and implementations of Python, including Python 3, Python 2, PyPy, IronPython, Jython, Stackless, Psycho, Shedskin, Cython, Unladen Swallow, etc.
An Interview with Vim Toutenhoofd
2 Aug 2010 at 12:19am
This podcast is the long awaited interview with Vim Toutenhoofd, about Python on Nokia phones, Meego, QT, and and his app for hang gliding and sailplanes. At 75 years old, Vim was born in the Netherlands, earned his PhD in Physics in Australia, was a long time research scientist at the National Center for Atmospheric Research in Boulder Colorado, where he specialized in piloting sailplanes into the heart of thunderstorms for the sake of scientific data collection and analysis, and is now an active hang glider in the Oregon mountains.
Python on Nokia Devices
17 Jul 2010 at 12:19am
Python on Nokia devices, including the Symbian and Meego operating systems, plus commentary on various developments in the Python community.
21 Jun 2010 at 12:19am
An interview with Gerald Spreer and Ian Barrow about The Maker, an open source Content Management System for websites, coded in Python. We also discuss Gerald's new iPhone game Color Rush
Mobile Operating Systems
7 Jun 2010 at 12:19am
Exciting times for mobile operating systems leads me to podcast about and prepare an online app titled (Which mobile operating system is right for me" among Android, iPhone, Windows, Nokia Symbian, HP Palm WebOS, and Blackberry.
1 Jun 2010 at 12:19am
This podcast is an interview and wide-ranging discussion with John Graves about his Open Allure open source project, a web based educational tool written in Python with a fascinating user interface utilizing gestures, voice recognition, and text to speech. Open Allure is his PhD project in New Zealand and John is heading to silicon valley this summer as an intern at Ray Kurzweil's Singularity University. He is a man of many interests and the wide ranging discussion hits on many Pythonic topics, the philosophy of open source, key technological tipping points, and much more. I have been delinquent in producing podcasts lately but this is a g...
A little bit of python rides an unladen swallow from Atlanta to Marina Del Re...
23 Feb 2010 at 12:19am
I welcome "A Little Bit of Python", a great new Pythonic Podcast. PyCon is in full swing and Unladen Swallow has been accepted into Python 3. Python411 takes off in a bit of a new direction. Hear it here first ;-)).