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2012-10-07 (Sunday)


  1. The Functional Art: An Introduction to Information Graphics and Visualization: The first Massive Open Online Course about infographics and data visualization

    Free six-week online course starting 28th October, by Alberto Cairo, through the Knight Centre for Journalism, about infographics and data visualization. Sounds good.

  2. Programmer Time Translation Table | Passion for Coding

    Nice article on translating programmers’ time estimates into reality. Less snarky than that sounds. (via Migurski)

  3. Do you really want to be making this much money when you’re 50?

    Conversely, on why programming is a good job to be doing, even when you’re 50+. (via @tomstuart)

  4. Do You Really Want to be Doing This When You’re 50?

    On what programming is really like. (Me? I’m not sure I do, not professionally, but I don’t know how to stop.)


  • philgyford’s avatar

    @tomtaylor Helvetica, Times, Courier, Comic Sans?

  • philgyford’s avatar

    @phl There must be a key combination for FIX EVERYTHING…

  • philgyford’s avatar

    Pressed the wrong key combination on Github and forked Django. Hotkey Power!