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Hansel Dunlop
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Spring time, Domps. 
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Quite beautifully put
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Ice tea on the cheap
We've been basking in London's heatwave . Most nights I've been making very lightly sweetened ice tea. It's easy to make cold tea. But hard to make it taste nice. It's got to be really strong. That's the trick. If I'm making three or four glasses I'll use 6...
We've been basking in London's heatwave. Most nights I've been making very lightly sweetened ice tea. It's easy to make cold tea. But hard to make it taste nice. It's got to be really strong. That's the trick. If I'm making...
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Finally got around to packaging up the JSON field type I wrote for our usage at Metric into an open source module https://metric.io/blog/2014/03/json-field-type-django
from collections import MutableMapping, MutableSequence from django.db import models from django.utils import six import json class _JsonMeta(type): def __call__(cls, column_data): try: pyobj = json.loads(column_data) json_string = column_data except (ValueError, TypeError): pyobj = column_data ...
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I think an actual brothel just opened up in the office next to ours
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City Basin, looking towards Regent's Canal
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8 Hoxton Square
Well there is nothing I love more than being surprised. One day we were lurching around Shoreditch on a weekday looking for somewhere to have lunch and stumbled across 8 Hoxton Square . I had never heard of it before and was feeling like a tightwad so almos...
Well there is nothing I love more than being surprised. One day we were lurching around Shoreditch on a weekday looking for somewhere to have lunch and stumbled across 8 Hoxton Square. I had never heard of it before and was f...
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Dum di do...
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Especially true of functional tests...
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Lady Dinah's Cat Emporium
It will come as no revelation that I am fanatical about cats. If I see one on the street I'll approach it and try to pet it even if it looks like the feline version of an escaped convict. They're just so damn cute and fluffy. So it was with great fanfare th...
It will come as no revelation that I am fanatical about cats. If I see one on the street I'll approach it and try to pet it even if it looks like the feline version of an escaped convict. They're just so damn cute and fluffy...
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I'm a New Zealander living in London. You can read my technical blog at www.aychedee.com, my more opinion based blog at InterpretThis.org. I'm the creator of RogueShell - an online place to play ASCII roguelikes, The NPSX - A prediction market for consumer products, and the Lead Developer at Metric, a promotions and insights engine which we launched in January of 2014. 

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Python developer
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Making complex web applications
Employment
  • Metric
    Lead Python Developer, 2013 - present
    Metric (http://metric.io) is a Promotions and Insights engine. I'm the Lead Developer.
  • PythonAnywhere
    Software Engineer, 2011 - 2013
  • Australian Trade Commission
    Business Development Manager, 2005 - 2011