Update: See related CMO.com article The choice of opting in or out, as presented by many businesses to their customers, is a limiting one. Adding shades of gray to the options improves the likelihood that your customers will find one they like. Enlightened e-newsletters are already using this principle by allowing their readers to select from a list of different newsletters that target different aspects of the subject matter. Many of these...Read More
I’m trying to expand my technical repertoire by building a website using Python and Django. I’ve been through a couple of Django tutorials and have modeled my data, page design and website user workflow, so there’s not much left to do but get the stuff coded up. Actually, I started project-specific coding as I worked through the tutorials. By the time I realized that I needed to use Django Base Template, I’d already...Read More
Thanks to Chris and all the other attending members for letting me drone on about building a Raspberry Pi web server. Aa promised, I’ve attached a copy of the presentation here.
If you’re interested in Python and live or work in the area, this is a good meetup group to attend.Read More
I’m initiating a project on residential energy optimization, tracking a bear in the back yard, working with a Raspberry Pi to develop a Big Data development cluster, and getting ready for a couple of upcoming talksRead More
While working on the Facebook Privacy Informer App, I had to tackle the issue of “Scope of Distribution” of your personal information. Actually, this should be more properly named as “Scope of (Intended) Distribution”. Facebook privacy controls allow you to set the distribution of various aspects of your Facebook profile. In general, the controls allow you to set distribution to: (The inappropriately named) “Only...Read More