Python and Digital Asset Librarians

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In one of my Infostreams alerts, there was an entry for a Librarian job. Out of curiosity I clicked on the link and was surprised to see these job skill  requirements (partial) for a Digial Asset’s Librarian. knowledge of emerging trends in scholarly communications and library and information technologies. Qualifications: MLS degree (or recognized equivalent) […]

LinkLog: Science’s Most Beautiful Theories

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Favorite theories of the world’s most eminent thinkers are as eclectic as science itself. In this fascinating study, they cover: Darwin’s Natural Selection Einstein’s Theory of Relativity The discovery that the conscious, deliberative mind is not the author of important decisions Emergence Pavlovian conditioning Two brain systems Chance shaping Personality People become what they do […]

A Tweet Is…

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I keep thinking about my compulsion to tweet. After a bit of reflection, I concluded that to me a tweet is: A shared (social?) bookmark – something I want to remember with some context A fleeting thought – something I want to capture but mull over later An opinion – an opinion fragment, really. It […]

How Can Students Make Money?

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FirstDot  powered by NEN, is India’s national mentoring and recognition platform for student startups. I was at FirstDot along with Kiruba, Pravin Sekhar, Narayanan, Soundarya, Karthikeyan Vijaykumar to do un-conference style sessions. Some notes from my session on Innovation and Entrepreneurship. We started with – What, Why and How of Innovation. We discussed Ideas and […]

InfoStream Alert – Python, Django, Pyramid News

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Here are a set of links about Python and related products like Django, Pyramid and lots of libraries and tools. obspy.core 0.6.0o  – a Python framework for seismological observatories. opencl-for-python 0.4.0  Open CL Python bindings Clyther 0.3-beta  OpenCL Python integration selenium 2.16.0  Python bindings for Selenium bliss 0.1.17  A native Python implementation of the OGF SAGA standard (GFD.90). fandjango […]