I flew up for 1 day compliments of STC. And a great waste of time because no one here knows anything about the 6100 laser printer. https://www.crummy.com/writing/postcards/1987/19870602-4.html #colorado
I sold a short story to a professional market! It's been a while.
Closing out 2018 with a major new release of Beautiful Soup. (https://www.crummy.com/software/BeautifulSoup/)
In 4.7.0, CSS selector support goes from 'haphazard' to 'nearly complete' with the inclusion of Isaac Muse's SoupSieve (https://facelessuser.github.io/soupsieve/).
Please use it to make things better!
Well, I'm fired... oh, it's a fundraising email.
She may starve or freeze the poet, the scholar, the scientist
CHART-PAK tape method of drafting and visual communications - CHART-PAK, INC. 1963:
Hmm, market economy, you say...
Here's the new bot: Podcast Roulette!
An RSS feed containing randomly selected podcast episodes, updated daily.
Simplified version in botfriend shows how it's done: https://github.com/leonardr/botfriend/tree/master/bots.sample/podcast
Olipy 1.0.2 has the Internet Archive wrapper that makes it easy to sample IA collections: https://github.com/leonardr/olipy/blob/master/olipy/ia.py
@junkmail now fits in 50 lines of code: https://github.com/leonardr/botfriend/tree/master/bots.sample/junkmail
Now working on a bot unlike any other!
I tried using my own yearbook photo for the @yearbooks avatar, but I'd deliberately put on a creepy smile in that photo, ruining it for any future purpose. Thanks, previous self.
Instead I used the staff photo of Candace Irby, who was inspirational to a lot of Arvin High kids including me.
Gray and White Matter (1963)
Author of robotfindskitten, Beautiful Soup, "RESTful Web APIs", "Constellation Games", and many a bot.
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