nizdos – Nest Thermometer Notifications And Data Logging In Python

I’ve had a Nest thermometer for a while now and it’s been an overall positive experience. It’s given me more visibility into our heating/cooling system usage, patterns and preferences; plus, it actually saved us money last winter. We try to avoid running the A/C during the summer, and it would have been really helpful if… Continue reading

Secure360 (@Secure360) Data Analysis & Visualization Talk Resources #Sec360

Many thanks to all who attended the talk @jayjacobs & I gave at @Secure360 on Wednesday, May 15, 2013. As promised, here are the [slides]( We’ve enumerated quite a bit of non-slide-but-in-presentation information that we wanted to aggregate into a blog post so you can vi[sz] along at home. If you need more of a… Continue reading

My Picks From #PyCon2013

While you can (and should) view [all the presentations]( from #PyCon2013, here are my picks for the ones that interested me the most, as they focus on scaling, mapping, automation (both web & electronics) and data analysis: – [Chef: Why you should automate your web infrastructure]( by Kate Heddleston – [Messaging at Scale at Instagram](… Continue reading