Happy morning-coffee to you everyone!
Last week was crazy busy in Melbourne where I was a lucky recipient of Virgin Australia’s plane-flu! As a result, I’m now very well acquainted with my couch and Netflix’s latest releases 🤒.
Today’s weekly comes just days before the PyConAU 2018 CFP closes – you should totally apply to speak! I’m totally thrilled to be one of the open mentors who can help you put together your talk proposal (before the deadline).
And onto the interesting reads for the week ahead.
How to write a successful conference proposal
I’ve been giving a lot of feedback mentoring new speakers for #pyconau and I’ve referenced this post a few times. A great summary of things to think about when writing your talk abstract.Read the post.
Facebook And Twitter Only Now Beginning To Police Their API Applications
I give the same advice to API product owners that the RSPCA gives to parents adopting pets; APIs are for life, they’re not just for Christmas. In the same vein you must look after them, monitor them and yes, police them too.Read the post.
How 2 M.T.A. Decisions Pushed the Subway Into Crisis
I’m a small transport geek so of
Tracking live train loads in Sydney
Sydney Trains releases a huge volume of realtime GTFS data that a range of apps use to provide a (much) better commuter experience than Sydney trains can themselves. This is a great read exploring the latest feature and how they calculate passenger volumes per-carriage in near-realtime.Read the post.
That’s it from me! A bit under 48 hours left to go to submit your PyConAU proposals!