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27 June 2011

Writing

  1. Using virtualenv with Django on WebFaction

    Getting a Django site running on WebFaction hosting using virtualenv.

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  2. The undercover quanitifed self

    A chunk of Hamish MacGibbon’s father’s life was recorded by the security services, and still readable fifty years later.

Links

  1. LRB · Daniel Soar · Short Cuts

    Fascinating, brief, look at the US government’s interest in analysing metaphors in foreign languages for security purposes. Well worth a read if you write, talk or think.

Tweets

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    A slid open door / concrete / a still warm still, still night / @mattsheret’s last.fm radio / typing.

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    @mildlydiverting It’s very, erm, “specialist”.

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    Double “long, sweaty afternoon of first time Webfaction Django WSGI server configuration success” fist punch!

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    @blech There’s plenty of time left to move to Berlin (or anywhere else) some day!

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    @blech I’m not sure the City of London (for one part of this city) would officially endorse that quote, unfortunately.

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    @AnnieFeighery Pleasure! I hope it’s useful :)

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    London/urbanism geeks! This Sunday at RFH, “Rebuilding the City: 1951 and now”: http://bit.ly/iwRJeX (I can’t make it, booo.)

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    A moment for friend’s survey? @AnnieFeighery: Which sectors r family-friendly for an emerging global health researcher? http://bit.ly/mKhywv

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    What’s the point of being freelance if you can’t stay home and take it easy occasionally?