Wolfram|Alpha

Posted on Sat 16 May 2009 in Dispatches • Tagged with databases, future, science, wolframalpha • 1 min read

Quite simply, I think this is one of the greatest advances in library science and computing in recent memory. This isn’t just a toy or a search engine, this is a knowledge processor that makes any factual data in its system instantly computable.

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Django Evolution

Posted on Sat 12 April 2008 in Dispatches • Tagged with databases, django, django evolution, programming, python • 1 min read

This is one of the more promising projects in progress on the Schema Migration front. Schema evolution can be a bit painful and projects like this for automatically migrating database structure based on the Python model code will be a necessity for long term projects.


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