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Bananas: A Play in One Act
Josie: Why are there those bugs? Michelle: Those are fruit flies, it's because the bananas are getting old. We could make peanut butter-banana cookies or banana muffins— Josie: I have an idea! Michelle: What is it? Josie: We could ...more »

Norm
This is about an old coworker. A guy I was hired by and hired to stand in for. I spent a couple of weeks in the industry I have worked in for a couple of decades filling in for a ...more »

Handy Bit of Python Detective Kit
I'm working on ([yet another](http://thosecleverkids.com/thoughts/posts/upgrading-django)) Django upgrade for a client and the project is old enough that it's affected by the structure changes in Django 1.4, compounded by some seriously custom ...more »

Autocomplete in Python Shell on Windows
Because I drive myself insane replicating this when I find I want autocomplete on Windows, here are the steps (as of January 2017 anyway): * `pip install pyreadline` * `pip install ipython[shell]` Except right now step 2 fails when installing `scandir ...more »

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