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
I was on a development death march for the weeks leading into the Internet Identity Workshop #13 (conference notes to be posted soon on the IIW website), but I succeeded and showed the Facebook Privacy Informer App at the conference. The goal of the Privacy Informer App is to analyze the inherent privacy risks associated with a particular website or online service. It then convolves the inherent risk metrics with how the viewer has configured...Read More
For the last few weeks, I’ve been helping improve the web presence of a local business organization that promotes the independent businesses of Hunterdon County, NJ. Check it out at HunterdonFirst.org. An interesting aspect of the website is that each business has the ability to edit their own page. A couple of businesses have taken advantage of this opportunity, and I’ll be working with more to build their own content and...Read More