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Three awesome Open-Source projects discovered

I’ve realised today that the following Open-Source Generic Command-Line tools (developed in Python) are great “lifehacks”. Without further ado: Never lose a command: bashhub The idea is that bashhub will store all the commands you use on any connected device, and you can use bh... [Read More]

Sending Advanced Emails Made Simple in Python

I will give two simple examples that would answer 90% of the questions asked on stackoverflow w.r.t. “python send email” **. Most of the time people are struggling with just simply sending ANY email (using smtplib). And then there are 3 other cases which come up often: sending (rich)... [Read More]

Alpha Preview of EMacs Python (EMP)

STATUS: PRE-ALPHA – did not check for bugs yet emp’s goal is to be a full environment for everything Python. It builds on top of elpy, and provides even more bindings. It is a real attempt at convincing people to... [Read More]

Parsimonious Art

or objectively measuring art

Rather than going for optimizing “aesthetic value”, what about “art” that tries to optimize using as few “resources” as possible (no I’m not talking “minimalism” here, bear with me)? I’ve studied statistics, where a statistical model with fewer parameters is preferred over a statistical model with more parameters. Try to... [Read More]