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25 March 2015

Writing

  1. Parsing a Wikipedia page’s content with python

    How I ended up grabbing and parsing HTML from Wikipedia pages

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  • philgyford’s avatar

    10.07pm. An Earl responds to the Bishop. Someone in a white court wig and black gown… hang on, maybe this isn't the Lords, but dull cosplay?

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    10pm. In a large, old, golden, but nearly empty hall a Bishop is talking to few people about Public Contract Regulations. Government is odd.

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    @stml @infovore @tomcoates And even then…

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    @stml @infovore @tomcoates Then… don't use something as big and complex as Bootstrap! If your needs are simpler, write some simple css!

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    @tomcoates (Sorry if that's stating the obvious)

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    @tomcoates You can't download a customised version? getbootstrap.com/customize/ or use sass/less to build one with the colours you want?

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    This prog about superfans, autograph and selfie hunters was really nice. bbc.co.uk/programmes/b05… Loved the later bit at Comicon, so warm.

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    Just noticed that the Encyclopedia/Index on pepysdiary.com/encyclopedia/ has now got a nice round 5,000 topics.

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    @whoisdanw Every person has their price. It’s only a matter of time before I thank you all for your support over the years.

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    @genmon I did this for @danhon's newsletter, which seems to work in the absence of a better way: gyford.com/phil/writing/2…

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    Street View time travel: Move down the road on the left and watch as gentrification begins! google.co.uk/maps/@51.52700… /cc all at BERG

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    @holgate Yes. Rightly or wrongly, I'd feel really uncomfortable writing on Medium, as if it was marketing rather than personal writing.

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  • evgenymorozov’s avatar

    Deleuze on the virtue of having nothing to say: fantastic!