For Billions of People, “Wasting Time” Makes Little Sense - Facts So Romantic - Nautilus
Event time is very different. Time is not so tangible, and certainly not equivalent to money. Attending to relationships is more important than attending to the clock.
Education Is a Waste of Effort—But It Doesn’t Have to Be - Facts So Romantic - Nautilus
College students are hardworking, intelligent, and educated adults. In my capacity as an associate professor at the Institute of Cognitive Science at Carleton University, I have developed several ways that they can contribute to science and to their peers in the process of doing their classwork.
Extract text from Word files (docx) simply | Etienne’s blog
I created a simple function to extract text from .docx files that do not require dependencies, using only the standard library.
Emotional Programming in Open Source | Armin Ronacher's Thoughts and Writings
With all that in mind I am currently trying to get things sorted out to everybody's satisfaction. It's unacceptable that issues hang around unprocessed this long.
Open Source can be hard sometimes.
Ned Batchelder: What's in which Python 3?
Two years ago I wrote a post called What's in which Python? which summarized the changes in the Python 2.x releases. Today when I showed it to someone, they asked, "Do you have one for 3.x?"
Ned Batchelder: What's in which Python?
I made this list of the high points, what's in each version of Python 2.x. Items with a star were introduced with a future import.