Books: 2018-08

This was a busy month, reading-wise, and also in terms of book discovery! I started a fediverse account for my reading endeavours, at, so if you want to read more about what I'm reading and how I'm dealing with my reading list, feel free to follow me there (just make sure to introduce yourselves if we haven't talked about books before).


EuroPython 2018: Processing Geodata using Python and Open Source Modules

Martin Christen is a professor of Geoinformatics and Computer Graphics at the Institute of Geomatics at the University of Applied Sciences Northwestern Switzerland (FHNW).

What is geo data? There are some standards, but the most important thing is that it has associations with gographical data (on earth for now). There are popular GIS, for example ArcGIS (ESRI) and QGIS, both of which can be used via Python. But today we'll talk about how to manipulate, analyze, and present geodata using Python.


Assorted Links: 2018-07

Assorted Links is now a staple in my blog ā€“ let's see what kinds of funny, weird, educational, cool stuff I came across last month. (Well, ok, to be honest: During the current month in my backlog.)

The current month's experiment: I'll put the number of requests my ublock plugin blocked on the page linked behind every url.