Confessions of a Prolific Moonlighter (with a Chronic Writing Disorder)

A ~5 minute Ignite talk (20 slides, 15 seconds per slide) that provides some advice on writing tech books — and life. The fundamental takeaway is that a book is a startup! (If you want it to be…) It’s a product (and/or services.) But it’s especially product Tech writing is a skill It’s story-telling Moonlighting […]

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Mining Social Web APIs with IPython Notebook [Slides]

Thanks so much to everyone who attended the Mining Social Web APIs with IPython Notebook workshop. It was really inspiring to see so many of you get your hands dirty hacking on data (as opposed to just talking or thinking about it.) It’s a lot of work to design a 3 hour workshop for such […]

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