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Effective Estimation (or: How not to Lie)
YOW! 2016 Robert C. Martin - Effective Estimation (or: How not to Lie) Everything you ever wanted to know about how to estimate software tasks, and how to communicate those estimates to the business. We’ll discuss honesty, accuracy, and precision; and the b...
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Pycon UK 2016: Avoiding the "left pad" problem: How to secure your pip install process
Aaron Bassett

When Azer Koçulu pulled 11 lines of code from npm he not only broke thousands of dependent packages but also prevented developers all over the world from deploying their code. This talk will show how you can harden your pip install process, e...
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What's new in Python 3.7
There are many things in the Python 3.7 release notes  but I like this: PEP 553  describes a new built-in called  breakpoint()  which makes it easy and consistent to enter the Python debugger. Built-in  breakpoint()  calls  sys.breakpointhook() . By default...
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Alex Martelli, ""Good Enough" IS Good Enough!", PyBay2016
"In Python community 'clever' is not a compliment."
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GoogleTechTalks: The Extended Mind: Recent Experimental Evidence
Why is it that this field has so much taboo around it when others don't? For example, the Astronomer Royal in Britain, President of the Royal Society, Master of Trinity College  Cambridge, Lord Rees, member of the House of Lords, believes in multiple univer...
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Google I/O 2008 - Open Source Projects and Poisonous People
Every project runs into people who are selfish, uncooperative, and disrespectful. These people can silently poison the atmosphere of a happy developer community. Come learn how to identify these people and peacefully de-fuse them before they derail your pro...
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Forbid outbound connections to a certain port of a Linux user
Done on Ubuntu 14.04. By default there are no netfilter rules: admin@host:~$ sudo iptables -L Chain INPUT (policy ACCEPT) target prot opt source destination Chain FORWARD (policy ACCEPT) target prot opt source destination...
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