Last week, I wrote a post about the BPB and WhoTargetsme, and since writing that, I’ve been lucky to enough to have a few very nice volunteers help make up a team of illustrators, data scientists and talented technical types) with me to go to this German Election themed hackday this Friday. In this post … Continue reading Notes as I learn more about the German political scene
We’ve had a number of elections in the last 18 months where digital has been cited as one of the key tools used by the winning party to win. In the US, after the electoral upset of 45 being voted in, we saw a clutch of stories about the massive database used to suppress turnout among … Continue reading What if BPB ran service like whotargets.me for Germany?
I’ve been running events and meetups since around 2010, but I haven’t come across the ‘Pacman rule’ before, as blogged by Eric Holscher. It’s a simple rule to follow, to make it easier for new people to join groups, and generally help make events feel nicer for first timers: The rule is quite simply stated: … Continue reading Coming across the Pacman rule
I’m experimenting with ways to start posting regularly here, and one way I think might work is to share a link each week to a talk, or video I’ve watched, and why I found it worth watching. As of summer 2017, Python is my primary coding language, and this talk by Brandon Rhodes from 2014 … Continue reading Worth a watch – Clean Architecture in Python