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Photos posted Tuesday 31 March 2015

Parsing a Wikipedia page's content with python

A while back I was asking on Twitter and Stack Overflow about how to parse a Wikipedia page’s content using python. It seemed harder than I expected, given the number of Wikimedia-related tools available. Here’s what I ended up doing.


In Writing on 25 Mar 2015

Wikipedia content returns

Back on the previous site, more than two years ago, some of the topic pages in the Encyclopedia included relevant text and images from Wikipedia. This was reduced to links to Wikipedia when I rebuilt the site. But now, it’s all back.


At Pepys' Diary Site News on 25 Mar 2015

Mike Johnston’s 266 (or so) Books By Genre

Over on The Online Photographer the host Mike Johnston recently wrote about a list of books he’s been compiling for some time:


At Septivium on 25 Mar 2013

Links for Tuesday 31 March 2015

You reach for the stars, I go to the flicks | Brief letters | Global | The Guardian

Just off London's City Road there used to be a “Britannia College of Excellence”, whose motto was “Excelling towards Excellence” (Letters, 25 March).


A comment on another site on 27 Mar 2015

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I live in London, UK. I have been developing and designing things on the internet for 20 years, and have also been an acting student, modelmaker, illustrator and futurist. More about me.

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