Silly Python is_nan implementation

So [apparently equality for NaN doesn't make sense](http://mail.python.org/pipermail/python-list/2005-July/330042.html_. (NaN or Not a Number is division by zero, and other other operations that return non numbers, which is different than infinity or negative infinity). That makes sense, but sometimes you want to …

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Visualizing harddrive space under Linux

Today, my laptop disk became full. So, I wanted to get the most bang for my buck and not waste my time erasing small files that weren't taking up a bunch of disk space. How does one do that? One way is the command line utility du, but I knew …

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May Utah Python Meeting

Last night I attended the Utah Python User Group meeting. The meeting location was changed to a library in Salt Lake instead of the Mozy headquarters in American Fork. It appears that the more central location was quite a draw since there were some 20 people in attendance.

Jonathon Ellis …

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Goodbye Beryl, Hello 24 Incher

I got a nice 24 inch Dell flat panel monitor for work. Here's the good: Bright colors (my laptop monitor looks dull now) Wide (can comfortably browse two websites side by side) Gentoo made installing drivers painless xrandr 1.2 is nice * X developers rock

And now the bad: I …

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Exciting Times Ahead

The last couple of weeks have been stressful, bittersweet, and exciting. An exciting opportunity fell upon me and the end result is that I resigned from SpikeSource and am now starting up a company.

SpikeSource has been wonderful to me, and I've very much enjoyed my time there. I've worked …

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