Microsoft Vista Sales Video

This is one of those videos where I just feel embarrassed for the people associated with it:

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Keeping ContentTypes and Permissions Updated without syncdb

In managing releases to a production django project, I find myself using python manage.py sqlall APPNAME to put the sql needed in a script for any new models, and then writing the ALTER or DROP statements by hand to also go into the sql scripts.

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Comment Spam Rivals Email Spam

Akismet is awesome. I have had over 15,000 comments that are spam in the past 12 to 18 months of running Wordpress:

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Flip Video, Vimeo, and iMovie '08: A Great Combination

I recently made an impulse buy at BestBuy and picked up a Flip video camera. I didn't have high expectations as the price point was pretty low ($150 for the premium, 60 minute one). I am happy to say that I have been very impressed and it quickly replaced my Sony MiniDV camera for a number of reasons:

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boto 1.1a - A Python Library for AWS Released

Mitch packaged up a new release that's got some really great features since the previous release. My favorite being the configuration settings able to be in a system wide and/or a user configuration file, ini style file.

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EC2 Firefox Extension, elasticfox, for Firefox 3 Beta 4

There is currently a branch being maintained on the elasticfox project on SourceForge, that tracks Firefox 3 development so as to provide the community with a version of the extension that is compatible with the Firefox 3 line.

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Moving Back to Google Code for Simplicity of Subversion

Recently, I took the opportunity to try out git along with the hosted service github for a couple of my personal projects that were previously hosted on Google Code (pyphanfare and pycalais).

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MacAuthority Rocks!

The on going saga of my defective Mac Book Pro screen has been resolved thanks to the really cool folks and service at MacAuthority, a local full service independent Apple dealer.

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Another Unicode Patch to Boto

I just committed the following patch to the Key class in the boto Amazon Web Services python framework:

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Surviving Tornados

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