Blog by Sumana Harihareswara, Changeset founder

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Programming

15 Oct 2016, 13:55 p.m.

New Zine "Playing With Python: Two of My Favorite Lenses"

MergeSort, the feminist maker meetup I co-organize, had a table at Maker Faire earlier this month. Last year we'd given away (and taught people how to cut and fold) a few of my zines, and …

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26 Sep 2016, 9:33 a.m.

iCalendar Munging with Python 3, Requests, ics.py, and Beautiful Soup

Leonard and I love seeing movies at the Museum of the Moving Image. Every few months we look at the calendar of upcoming films and decide what we'd possibly like to see together, and put …

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27 Jul 2015, 14:00 p.m.

Slides & Code from HTTP Can Do That?!

My slides are up, as is demonstration code, from "HTTP Can Do That?!", my talk at Open Source Bridge last month. I am pleased to report that something like a hundred people crowded into the …

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18 Jun 2015, 6:53 a.m.

HTTP Can Do That?! and Comedy

On Wednesday of next week (June 24th) I'm presenting "HTTP Can Do That?!" at Open Source Bridge in Portland, Oregon. I have explored weird corners of HTTP -- malformed requests that try to trick a …

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24 Apr 2015, 15:26 p.m.

Technothriller Book Review Partially In The Form Of A Python Exercise

I am glad I read Hackster: The Revolution Begins..., a technothriller by Sankalp Kohli and Paritosh Yadav taking place in modern-day India. It's plotty and passionate and tense, and it's about Indians to whom India …

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19 Jan 2014, 15:51 p.m.

Interesting-Looking Talks at PyCon 2014

This year I'm going to visit PyCon! In fact, I'm presenting a poster: "What Hacker School Taught Me About Community Mentoring". You should register soon if you're coming, especially to take advantage of heavily subsidized …

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22 Dec 2013, 9:42 a.m.

Why Julia Evans's Blog Is So Great

Some writing is persuasive; it aims to cause you to believe or do something. Some is expository; it aims to cause you to understand something. A lot of tech writing is persuasive or expository. Some …

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