Thursday, October 9, 2014

[Puerto Rico Python Interest Group] October 2014 PRPIG Meeting

On October 16, the Puerto Rico Python Interest Group (PRPIG) will celebrate it's recent acceptance as an affiliate of the Open Source Initiative, with a new series of user group meeting cohosted within the University of Puerto Rico. PRPIG will be collaborating with respective campus student associations for computer science (AECC, initials in Spanish), to produce user group meetings for students. 

The user group meetings will feature introductory Python sessions by students and user group members. The October PRPIG meeting will be held at Universidad de Puerto Rico en Bayamón, #170 Carretera 174 Parque Industrial Minillas, in the Reception Hall at 7:00pm.

On November 20th, PRPIG will collaborate with the UPR Rio Piedras chapter of the AECC to produce the “Puerto Rico Intellectual Property Summit.” The user group meeting will feature sessions from the UPR Law Clinic, Startups of Puerto Rico, and Ferraiuoli LLC. Sessions anticipated include the Puerto Rico implementation of Creative Commons 3.0, intellectual property protection for startups, and a side-by-side comparison of software licenses.

These student collaborations Provide teens with the opportunity to build skill proficiency in open technologies not typically covered locally in the standard proprietary software driven, technology-based degree programs. For participants, they gain valuable skills that will help prepare them for future education and career success.




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Posted By Blogger to Puerto Rico Python Interest Group at 10/09/2014 09:13:00 AM

[Puerto Rico Python Interest Group] PRPIG Gains Affiliate Membership in Open Source Initiative

August 24th, the Puerto Rico Python Interest Group (PRPIG) was formally accepted as an affiliate member of the Open Source Initiative (OSI).  With this honor, PRPIG joins a litany of IT (FLOSS) giants, such as Mozilla, the Python Software Foundation, The Linux Foundation, Debian, and the Drupal Association.  #humbling

"We are pleased to have prPIG join our community,” 
said Patrick Masson, general manager of the OSI.
prPIG captures the very essence of the Open Source movement, where communities of practice self-organize around common goals to share and co-create. prPIG is helping set the standard for peer-driven development across Puerto Rico while also contributing to the larger Python community."
prPIG offers free workshops and seminars to educate about and advocate for the benefits of Open Source. To grow our community and increase our reach we will continue to build bridges among different constituencies, focusing especially on high school and university students.

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Posted By Blogger to Puerto Rico Python Interest Group at 10/09/2014 09:02:00 AM

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

[DONDEQUIERA] Ouroboros Island

A modern day tale of excess, greed, and wealth destruction.

Once upon a time, on a small island things were going incredibly wrong.  It's citizens had begun to raid deserted or unprotected resources.  You see, what lie within these resources was treasure, and it could be "openly" collected and sold.

While the islands' citizens had waited for someone, anyone to come to their rescue, when help did not come.  They started to live outside of the system that ruled the island.

What they didn't realize when they started this desertion, was that, there just wasn't enough to go around on the outside of the system.  Enough what, you might ask. Anything, everything, from those who languished in poverty outside of the system, to those most well off by the system.  they all wanted the same thing, more.

Over time, the island began to run short of anything, everything.  That's what lead those that languished outside of the system to start their raids.   At first, their raids yielded the low bearing fruit of any unguarded carcass.  The scavengers are always the first to discover a new carcass, but eventually the alpha hunter
catches the scent and moves in to devour the unfortunate prey.

As more citizens decided to live outside of the system, more citizens decided to leave the island. Slowly at first, but then with increasingly more frequency, the shortages on the island led citizens to leave the island for the promise of more, somewhere else.

As these forces ravaged the islands’s economy, the system could not keep up with the demand for more. The rate of the raids on abandoned businesses and houses increased as the island’s production weakened.

Once a thriving business, now merely a shell.

Less than a shell,
simply what couldn't be carried away

From one night to the next,
the scavengers pick at the carcass
And where were these treasures taken?  What happened to them?  Well, that's a funny story.  As it turned out, the system that controlled most things on the island was buying them for pennies on the dollar.  You see, as the treasures were seized, they were sold to treasure salvage pirates who openly operated within the system.  They were a part of the system.

Ye Olde Salvage Yard
Loads come in, bigger loads go out.
The Alphas make another delivery
And collect another bag of gold
As time went on, the excess, the desire, no, the entitlement to progress overwhelmed the island.  When that happened, then the islands and nations of the world began to call it Ouroboros Island.  An island so ravenous that it eats it's own tail.

But unlike mythology, this island wasn’t recreating itself. More like killing itself. If anything, the island was slowly choking on it’s excess consumption, by stuffing itself, there was nothing else left to survive on. In choking to death, the island would die, and it’s citizens would be left to build the system a new. No matter, how long that might take.

Notice: All characters appearing in this work are fictitious. Any resemblance to real persons, living or dead, is purely coincidental.  All places appearing in this work are fictitious. Any resemblance to real places, past or present, is purely coincidental.

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Publicado por Blogger en DONDEQUIERA el 8/26/2014 11:41:00 a. m.

Sunday, August 17, 2014

[Puerto Rico Python Interest Group] Victor Vasarely Meets Tina Turtle

I've been playing around with Python Turtle, with the intention of adding finished scripts to trinket.io.  A few months ago, I was successful in porting Victor Vasarely's "Plastic Alphabet" in Python and Tk.  So, as soon as I learned about trinket.io, I've been trying to port the script into Python and Turtle.

After using brute force to get some boxes drawn in Turtle.  This weekend I was able to finish the algorithm to get Turtle to draw columns and rows of boxes.  Needless to say, but the power of trinkets is that you can develop Turtle using your preferred Python IDE, and then simply cut and paste the script into a trinket. Enjoy!



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Posted By Blogger to Puerto Rico Python Interest Group at 8/17/2014 07:17:00 AM

Saturday, August 16, 2014

[Puerto Rico Python Interest Group] 8/16/2014 06:50:00 PM



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Thursday, August 7, 2014

[Puerto Rico Python Interest Group] Kahn Academy Interactive Javascript

Spin-off of "Intro to Coloring"


Made using: Khan Academy Computer Science.

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Posted By Blogger to Puerto Rico Python Interest Group at 8/07/2014 05:46:00 PM

[Puerto Rico Python Interest Group] Another trinket.io example

One of the many uses of trinket.io is engagement and measurement. For example, If you're teaching a class on Python, you could simply paste a trinket into your blog or website, and then, with each session opened by a client, the visitor has their own interactive Python environment.


When participants have finished the assignment, they can share the result on Faceboo, Twitter, Google Plus, Linked In, Reddit, or Hacker News.  Pretty cool, don't you think?  This portable Python environment really changes everything.  It's a whole new way of engaging with the user group.

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Posted By Blogger to Puerto Rico Python Interest Group at 8/07/2014 08:08:00 AM

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

[DONDEQUIERA] Our Government Debt Has A Longer History Than You Might Think

On Monday, August 4th, 1790, the young federal government issued its first bonds, promising to pay between 3 and 6 percent interest. The borrowed money was used for liquidating state debts related to the Revolutionary War and assumed by the new national government. At the time, the national debt was over $71 million.

Realistic Expectations

A problem which was developed over 224 years ago will not be solved over night.  It won't be solved in 4 years, or even 8,  it will only be solved with incremental and continuous cooperation and collaboration.

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Publicado por Blogger en DONDEQUIERA el 8/05/2014 01:56:00 p. m.

Monday, August 4, 2014

[DONDEQUIERA] New Blogger Template

Many thanks to BTemplates.com, I'm proud to release a stunning new Blogger template for DondeQuiera.  I was looking for some updates colors, and a dash of the beach or the sea, and I think I got lucky.

I'm still working a few kinks out after the template transition, but it was a long time in coming.  The old template was the last remnant of DondeEs.com, so parting with the Don Dees was way overdue.   Don Dees was a big part of my life, so seeing bits of him disappear brings on a little melancholy.  Oh, course, you can always get a peek at on the Way Way Back Machine.

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Publicado por Blogger en DONDEQUIERA el 8/04/2014 02:23:00 p. m.

Saturday, August 2, 2014

[DONDEQUIERA] Are we really that different?

A brief examination of Puerto Rico's uniqueness.

This past season, Neil deGrasse Tyson brought us the remake of Carl Sagan's Cosmos.  I watched the whole season and I am now more resolute than ever.  While our socio-economic problems in Puerto Rico are incredibly complex, the only way forward is through the application of science and the scientific method.

Many in the community believe that Puerto Rico is an anomaly.  They are quick to dismiss scientific fact and excuse our aberrant behavior as justification for our uniqueness.  Fundamentally, they submit that Puerto Rico is different, and because it is different, then we are not able to learn anything from anywhere else that can help us grow our economy or improve our condition.

Just how different?

Let's assume for a moment, that Puerto Rico is different.  Then I ask, just how different are we?   Are we so different, that we are completely different?  If we are not completely different, then what do we share and with whom?  I think it's only human nature to believe that everything about our condition is unique.  But if we accept that, then it only follows that we share our humanity with the rest of the inhabitants of planet Earth.  Sure there are pockets of variation, our environments are different, our languages maybe different, but they are not wholly unique.

How are we the same?

Accepting that we are more alike the rest of the world, does not dismiss that Puerto Rico is a special place and that its' inhabitants are special as well. These are not mutually exclusive conclusions.  However, if we are to be honest, then we must admit the following:
  • We are Homo Sapiens
  • We live on Earth
  • We have Taino, Spanish, African, and American origins
  • We were a colony of Spain for nearly 400 years
  • We speak Spanish
  • We are an economic colony of the United States
  • Et cetera, Et cetera, Et cetera...
As we enumerate all of the ways that we are the same, then we have to also accept the scientific implications of our similarities.  The scientific method shows us, that once something has been proven to be true,  it is no longer open to interpretation.  This is something we have Tyson to thank, for reminding us on Cosmos of the unwavering persistence of science.

Advancing Puerto Rico

As we struggle to break out of our economic down turn and reverse our condition, I continue to be confused by our resistance to use science to make improvements.  I reject the opinion that we accept the status quo; I reject that we actually prefer things the way they are.  Few parents want their children to live in a world worse off than the one they grew up in.  With a large portion of the population living below the poverty line, I reject that they want to remain there.

I can only hope that we can bring science to bear on our plight.  If we can find all the ways we share our situation with others, then we should be able to apply the rigors of science to show us what to do next.  If others are able to progress, then we must learn how to apply the same patterns they used, to force change.  We must not shrink from the difficult task of investigation.  We must continue to work to find the patterns that hide within our fear,s and expose them to the sunlight of scientific fact.

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Publicado por Blogger en DONDEQUIERA el 8/02/2014 12:52:00 p. m.

Thursday, July 31, 2014

[Puerto Rico Python Interest Group] Using Trinket To Share Interactive Python

Just discovered this service for posting interactive Python.  Here is a sample from the Trinket website.

<iframe src="https://trinket.io/embed/python/f0d2344f76" height="100%" width="400" frameborder="0" marginwidth="0" marginheight="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

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Posted By Blogger to Puerto Rico Python Interest Group at 7/31/2014 07:07:00 AM

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

[Puerto Rico Python Interest Group] Wish For The Future Technology Workshop

The future is already here — it's just not very evenly distributed,” William Gibson.   What will you do? How will you make sure that you, or your children, thrive in the future?  Will you settle for merely surviving the future?  Or will you create the future by inventing it? What will do to master the future and make technology work for you, your children, and your business?

The Puerto Rico Python Interest Group, along with Optico Fiber from Critical Hub Networks, is proud to present the first ever “Wish For the Future” (W4TF)  technology workshop.  The week long workshop is open to ages 9 to 99 and will provide an introduction to digital media technologies.  As space is limited, tickets are available on a first come, first serve basis.  Interested participants can find out more information by visiting the PRPIG community on Google Plus, the PRPIG Facebook Page, and Twitter @pr_pig.

Wish For The Future

The W4TF is a hub of inspiration, ideas, and activities to facilitate cross-generational learning among kids and adults aged 10 - 99. It’s aim is to foster a creative platform for envisioning a future in which the world will work for 100% of humanity. How do we make the world work for 100% of humanity in the shortest possible time through spontaneous cooperation without ecological damage or disadvantage to anyone? If you were the pilot of “Spaceship earth.” how would you operate it to sustain humanity and the planet? What do you want to make of the future?

The workshop is planned for July 28th until Aug 1.  Sessions will be from 12:00pm to 4:00 pm.  Critical Hub Networks has generously donated the theater of the art deco El Telégrafo building in Santurce.

The workshop will consist of workstations that participants will rotate through during the course of the week.  In each workstation the participant will interact with some advanced technology to help create a time capsule with the workshop's collective wish for the future.  The time capsule is scheduled to be opened in 2112.




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Posted By Blogger to Puerto Rico Python Interest Group at 7/16/2014 10:45:00 AM

Thursday, July 10, 2014

[Guagua Pública] Home Is Where The SEO Is

Six years ago in Puerto Rico, we still hadn't seen any significant interest in social media.  Back then, the typical company website was an outdated Macromedia Flash, now Adobe Flash, movie.  The most prominent view of the Internet at that time was that your company web page was nothing more than a digital brochure.  There was little or no interaction and updates to the site were few and far between.  Unfortunately, many still are, even today.  Fast forward to today, and if you're not on Facebook or Twitter then you're out of the picture.

Brand Visibility Driven By Organic SEO
Leading many to believe that, social media has made websites obsolete, right?  Again, what is missing is an understanding of how the Internet works.  The only way to generate organic growth in your SEO (brand visibility) is to have a web page where you publish Googlebot ready content.

For the most part, social media is an SEO wasteland, the main reason why is due to the wealth of sensitive information that sites like Facebook and Google Plus contain.  Due to the possible risk, many constrain they privacy settings, which then makes that information "virtually" invisible to search engines.

One way I like to explain this concept is for website owners to picture their company's website at the middle of a wagon wheel.  There may be numerous spokes liking your business with different websites and services, but everything should be linked back to the hub of the wheel.  In terms of effectively telling a consistent story about your brand, then the hub is where the story canon resides.

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Posted By Blogger to Guagua Pública at 7/10/2014 06:02:00 AM

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

[Puerto Rico Python Interest Group] O'Reilly User Group Program - Free Books for Review

One of the many benefits of participating in the O'Reilly User Group is free books for review.  With this opportunity Puerto Rico Python Interest Group members can complete reviews of any book in their catalog.   PRPIG is standing member in the program, which means if you're a member of PRPIG, you can participate right now!

Not a member? Simply join the PRPIG Google+ Community or like the PRPIG  Facebook Page.

Leave me a comment if you would like to find out more information about this opportunity. I look forward to participating myself. I'll let you know how it works out.

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Posted By Blogger to Puerto Rico Python Interest Group at 7/09/2014 05:27:00 AM

[DONDEQUIERA] The Incredible Shrinking Economy

Puerto Rico Economy Loses More Than 275,000 Employees

Puerto Rico Economy
In April 2006, Puerto Rico’s employed labor force hit it’s all-time high at 1.28 million employees.  Since that peak, that number has shrunk by nearly 285,000 employees, about 22% of the entire labor force.  To put that into perspective, Puerto Rico now has the same labor force as it once did in May of 1992.  That’s like rolling the economic calendar back 22 years, one need not look anywhere else to explain the mass exodus off the island.

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics has a wonderful infographics section entitled “Economy At A Glance.”  On the web page, they provide recent statistics for labor force data, which includes the total civilian labor force, the total number of employees, and the total number of unemployed. They further breakdown the non-farm employment numbers into the top industry classifications, including: Mining, Logging, and Construction, Manufacturing, Trade, Transportation, and Utilities, Information, Financial Activities, Professional & Business Services, Education & Health Services, Leisure & Hospitality, and Government

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Publicado por Blogger en DONDEQUIERA el 7/09/2014 07:17:00 a. m.

Sunday, July 6, 2014

[DONDEQUIERA] New Focus on Dondequiera - Building the Next Million Views

A Strong Finish for 2014

Back in the January 2007 I started the Dondequiera blog as an integral part of Dónde Es.com.  Now almost 8 years later, DondeEs.com is dead, but Dondeequiera lives on!  To celebrate it’s on-going legacy, I’ll putting new focus on the blog to finish out 2014 stronger than ever.

Why Now?

Dondequiera now at http://dondequiera.mistribus.com
As my most popular online publishing platform, Dondequiera is on the cusp of reaching some amazing milestones.  As it stands today, the blog has received over 425,546 page views in it’s history, and has 904 published entries.  So today I commit myself to make up for lost time and push Dondequiera forward.  By the end of the year, my goal is to surpass 1,000 published entries and with the fickle Internet gods willing, break half a million page views.

Last year, I was forced to switch the primary website address to Dondequiera, when Dondees.com finally went dark.  It was a painful switch, and I lost years of diligent SEO work when the old DondeEs.com addresses became missing, but it was a switch that had to be done.  Thankfully, google has been slowly reindexing some of the pages, so I’m still getting some link love, but I’m hoping that I can help it along by regularly posting new content.

Then What?

I’m still carrying the last branding legacy of DondeEs.com, so every time I post a new entry it is with both wistfulness and melancholy.  I’m glad to have had the startup experience, but I think it is time to finally leave the last vestiges of that adventure behind.  So, while I’m busy generating new and improved content for the blog, I’ll be secretly working on a new blog design.  When I hit either of my goals, I’ll unveil a new look for the blog to carry it towards the next half a million views and another 1,000 posts.

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Publicado por Blogger en DONDEQUIERA el 7/06/2014 09:47:00 a. m.

Monday, March 3, 2014

[Puerto Rico Python Interest Group] Sample Chapter - Head First Python

PRPIG Offering free access to O'Reilly Python Book Samples

As part of the O'Reilly User Group program, we have access to a library of O'Reilly book samples.  I'll be
sharing some of them that I think might be helpful for our community.

The first is Head First Python.  If you've been struggling with getting started, perhaps the Head First series might be able to help.  Designed and written using a completely new approach to teaching complex topics, the Head First books offer a fresh perspective on learning Python.

Head First Python - Sample

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Tuesday, February 4, 2014

[DONDEQUIERA] Wealth Destruction - A Black Hole of Despair Devouring Our Dreams In the Night

A Black Hole of Despair
Devouring Our Dreams In the Night
For me, the most shocking part our Puerto Rico's ongoing recession (depression?), is the vast fortunes of wealth that have disappeared.  Plant closings are huge write-offs for most corporations.  Think of it, they literally write those resources off of their books.  Instant wealth destruction.  What once had value, now has none.

Here is another sad tale of the ever-vanishing value* of Puerto Rico:

Three Pharmaceutical Companies to Close Plants in Puerto Rico
Abbott Laboratories ($ABT) is cutting jobs, with plans to whack a plant in Puerto Rico. The company just won't say how many jobs are on the chopping block. Abbott spokesman Scott Stoffel mentioned plans to close a manufacturing plant in Barceloneta in mid-2015.  Abbott has about 1,500 employees across the island.  
The plant closure is another tough hit for that part of Puerto Rico. In November, Pfizer ($PFE) said it would shutter a plant in Barceloneta by 2017 but couldn't say how many employees will lose jobs as a result. It has three plants and about 2,700 employees on the island. 
At about the same time, Merck ($MRK) said it would cease production at an active pharmaceutical ingredient plant in Barceloneta late in 2014 and move the formulation and packaging done at the facility to a contractor. It also intends to move formulation operations at its plant in Arecibo to its Las Piedras facility, and all of that work will go to a contractor by the end of 2016, it said.
From FiercePharma.

wealth destruction = less wealth ≈ less value



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Publicado por Blogger en DONDEQUIERA el 2/04/2014 01:35:00 p. m.

Monday, February 3, 2014

[Puerto Rico Python Interest Group] Less than 3 weeks!

#PuertoRico #Python #userGroup hosting an evening of #LightningTalks on February 20th: http://mstrb.us/1n75Kk4



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Sunday, February 2, 2014

[Guagua Pública] YouTube's Affiliate Revenues Dropping Due To Lower Ad Prices

On YouTube, only thousands of channels, among the millions available earn six figures in ad revenue

Olga Kay, who already earns six figures in ad revenue, shares a growing list of worries with other creators: the precipitously dropping prices that advertisers are willing to pay, the huge increases in uploaded content that has made it harder for viewers to find their work, and the escalating costs of producing higher-quality content.

Robert Kyncl, Google’s head of content and business operations, acknowledged the fundamental tension built into the YouTube business model. Yes, he acknowledged, revenue per views is depressed and will probably drop even further in the near future as high-growth markets like Brazil and Russia continue to expand.

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Saturday, February 1, 2014

[DONDEQUIERA] Puerto Rico Vanishes from the S&P 500

Well it might not actually be an example of vanishing wealth, in January, Puerto Rico bonds facing possible junk ratings were pulled from the S&P National AMT-Free Municipal Bond Index.  Standards and Poor claimed the decision was because of [Puerto Rico]s debt's outsized yields and spotty liquidity.

Bottom line, S&P just made it harder to keep our bond industry from crashing and burning.   The policy shift, announced Jan. 8 and effective last Friday, raises worries that demand for Puerto Rico debt from investors tracking the index will soften when the Caribbean island is readying a bond sale or other possible financing.

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Publicado por Blogger en DONDEQUIERA el 2/01/2014 08:19:00 p. m.

Thursday, January 30, 2014

[Puerto Rico Python Interest Group] Map to the Puerto Rico Science and Technology Trust


View Larger Map

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Tuesday, January 28, 2014

[Puerto Rico Python Interest Group] February prPIG Meeting

Puerto Rico Python User Group Celebrates First Anniversary

One year ago the Puerto Rico Python Interest Group (prPIG) was founded on one purpose; to create a sustainable user community based on software development in Puerto Rico. On February 20, 2014 we will celebrate our first anniversary with an open format meeting with lightning talks from the community.

prPIG is looking for volunteers from the community that are willing to give a short introduction to their favorite Python library, some popular modules we'd like to see include: math, decimal, datetime, time, dateutil, re, sqlite, json, urllib2, pyquery, and sh. Suggestions are also welcome.

During their first year, the Puerto Rico Python user group hosted 18 events, and established an active community online. According to founder Kevin Shockey, “prPIG has successfully established an online network that is helping to sustain our software development user group in Puerto Rico. We've gained many new partners and collaborators in our first year. They have really helped us and we look forward to more collaborative opportunities.”

The February meeting of prPIG will be held at 7:00pm in 2nd Floor Conference Room, Puerto Rico Science, Research, & Technology Trust, Rd. 21, Río Piedras.

Note: prPIG is kindly sponsored by the Internet Society, through their Community Grant program. We are deeply grateful for all of the support we have received so far, it has been well beyond our wildest expectations.

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Posted By Blogger to Puerto Rico Python Interest Group at 1/28/2014 09:07:00 AM

Friday, January 10, 2014

[Puerto Rico Python Interest Group] More on the Python Software Foundation Code of Conduct.

I found this in the Python Software Foundation's explanation of the new Code of Conduct. I'm particularly interested in their(our) effort to grow a more diverse Python community. This section resonates with me:
"we can advance towards a more diverse representation, one that we see throughout the rest of the community being increasingly populated by women, students, and with the popularity of pocket-sized computers, children will soon be in the ranks." 
 I hope that prPIG can embrace that future...

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Posted By Blogger to Puerto Rico Python Interest Group at 1/10/2014 08:29:00 PM

[Puerto Rico Python Interest Group] Whose up for some 3D Printing?

Next prPIG meeting will feature +Pablo Tirado and his #MakerBot.

He'll share his experiences with 3dprinters and open up the printer to the community for some free printing.

So get your models ready, but don't forget to get your hands on some printing material.

 Filament can be purchased here: http://store.makerbot.com/filament

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Posted By Blogger to Puerto Rico Python Interest Group at 1/10/2014 04:19:00 PM

Tuesday, January 7, 2014

[Puerto Rico Python Interest Group] Python Software Foundation Code of Conduct

prPIG adopts PSF Code of Conduct

In accordance with the Python Software Foundation, when you're working with members of the community, we encourage you to follow the guidelines identified in the Code of Conduct. These guidelines, will hopefully steer our interactions and keep Python a positive, successful, and growing community.

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Posted By Blogger to Puerto Rico Python Interest Group at 1/07/2014 05:00:00 AM

Saturday, January 4, 2014

[Puerto Rico Python Interest Group] January 2014 Meeting CFP

On January 16, 2014 the Puerto Rico Python user group will kick-off the new year with our first
meeting.  We are looking for speakers who can share what they know about Python or related FLOSS topics.

The theme of the meeting will be tools.  We would especially like to see lightning talks that give new users an overview of the typical tools a user needs to get the most out of Python and free software.  

Sample tools include: IDLE, Eclipse, Python Tools for Visual Studio, GIT, IRC, Xen or other virtualization software, the GNU toolchain (GNU Make, GCC, Binutils, or GNU Autotools).

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