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The Great Noisebridge Reboot of 2014

The Great Noisebridge Reboot of 2014: when life gives you inspections, make inspectionade.

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using secureconfig with multiple config files

A technique for using secureconfig in automated deployment (such as Fabric)

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pip install secureconfig

announcing secureconfig for python, a solution for keeping config files and certain kinds of data safe without making you bend over backwards.

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Announcing Illuminate, a python module for Illumina sequencing metrics

Announcing Illuminate: a python module that sheds light on the metrics resultant from Illumina MiSeq and HiSeq sequencing runs. Also, a clip from the Young Ones.

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Pepper Sprayed in Oakland: Aftermath

Reflections on the mugging attack I sustained April 8 2013 (see previous blog entry).

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Mugged and Pepper Sprayed in Downtown Oakland

My account of being mugged and pepper sprayed on a weeknight by a pack of muggers at a bus stop in downtown Oakland.

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Using the Raspberry Pi as a Streaming Radio Source

My initial toying around with using the Raspberry Pi as a streaming radio source using darkice and (maybe) liquidsoap. This post will be updated as I learn and try new things.

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Higher Voices Win Mates, Lower Voices Win Elections

Tweet Which is your favorite Margaret Thatcher? No surprise to most heterosexual men has been the consistent finding that women with higher-pitched voices attract more male attention. This finding has been observed even at the subtlest levels, such as measured differences in attractiveness between different stages of the menstrual cycle. In hunter-gatherer populations, women with […]

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Kickstart the New Year 2013

Introducing Hack Your Body by Hacking Your Brain, a book by Dick Talens and edited by yours truly. Part of this complete self-improvement breakfast.

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Feliz Navidad Forever (dot com)

Ever wanted to listen to dozens of renditions of Feliz Navidad by clicking a single play button? Now you can! Brought to you by Naomi Most for no good reason.

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