Brad's Blog

GiveCamp 2014 2014-02-06

This weekend is GiveCamp Memphis, and I'm pretty excited to be a part of it. It's hosted this year by Cowork Memphis, which is a pretty great local coworking space. If you're not familiar with GiveCamp, it's a weekend-long event where the technically-inclined donate their time and skills to a select group of local noprofit organizations. The end results may include anything from new logos, to new web designs, to brand-new applications. Even though this will ...

Thoughts on PyArkansas 2012-10-28

I make a decent effort to keep up with what's happening in the Python comunity, but—gosh darnit—it's hard! I think that's why conferences exist. They give you a day or two to focus solely on meeting people and catching up with what's going on in the community. I particularly like the smaller, regional events like the one I attended this weekend: PyArkansas. Here's a few reasons why: Cost: Smaller, regional conferences tend to ...