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Protests in the news

January 7, 2013


It’s very interesting to see how the media covers (or fails to cover) protests. I read in headline from a large international news source today that “hundreds” demonstrated for press freedom in China. Funny thing is, “hundreds” is actually not very many people. I have seen protests with 200-500 people and they barely made a […]

SQLAlchemy – MYSQL has gone away

January 2, 2013


So this bug bit me on the arse and it took me so long to track down the necessary bits of information needed to fix it that I think it’s worth sharing the hard won wisdom. The Problem When using SQLAlchemy with MYSQL for your python webapp, you encounter one or several of these error […]