What’s a Fab Lab?

A Fab Lab is a community space for people to gather and fabricate their dreams and ideas. A formal definition of a Fab Lab can be seen at the MIT Center for Bits and Atoms. The Fab Foundation’s website has a map of many Fab Labs around the world and information about the Fab Lab charter and how to start a Fab Lab. Fab Lab San Diego is my little corner for inspiration and outreach. We’re located in the heartRead more

Mission moment: Mark Hammond, PSF Distinguished Service Award Recipient

Today, the Python Software Foundation, commonly known as PSF in the Python community, gave the PSF Distinguished Service Award to Mark Hammond. Brian Curtin, a past PSF Director and long-time communicator of “community” importance, wrote a thoughtful PSF blog post about Mark’s many contributions to our Python community. The wonderful Python community also has itself to thank for allowing this book to come to fruition. The Python newsgroup seems to be one of the final bastions of Usenet where spamsRead more

Play it again pyvideo.org!

Yesterday, the Python Software Foundation posted results of the election for the Board of Directors 2015-2016 term. Thank you to the many individuals that participated and helped with the election. I want take a moment and give special thanks to the 2014-2015 PSF Board for their service and accomplishments. To the retiring PSF Board members, I love programming in Python, learning from others, and sharing pyvideo.org talks. To honor the goodness that each of you bring to the Python community,Read more