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Technologies of Trosnoth

Why did the Trosnoth project choose Python, Twisted, pygame and Django? Continue reading

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Pygame Artist in Residence

What’s all this? This month, I’m pygame.org’s inaugural artist in residence! The pygame.org artist residency was created to celebrate the Python arts community. It’s a small grant to support me in my art practice. In residence where? On the internet. … Continue reading

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Jesus and the Rich Young Man (One Size Fits All)

“Teacher,” the man replied, “I’ve obeyed all these commandments since I was young.”
Jesus looked at the man, and rose to the challenge.
“Really. You’ve kept all of them?”
“Yes Teacher. My parents taught me to follow the laws of Moses.”
“Ok, well how about this? Have you ever been angry with anyone?” asked Jesus.
“No Teacher,” he replied. “To be perfectly honest, my life has been fairly easy. I’ve never had any reason to be angry.” Continue reading

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Ubuntu: GPG public key not available during apt-get update

I have recently had a problem where apt-get update complained with errors like this (but more of them): W: GPG error: http://mirror.internode.on.net utopic Release: The following signatures couldn’t be verified because the public key is not available: NO_PUBKEY 40976EAF437D05B5 NO_PUBKEY 3B4FE6ACC0B21F32 … Continue reading

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Exchanging Work in Progress with Mercurial

The Problem I work with other people on software projects. Sometimes it would be really handy to be able to exchange unstable work in progress with other developers, without having to commit the work as a permanent changeset in our … Continue reading

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