I Got The News

I Got The News

Darling if you only knew, half as much as everybody thinks you do…
— Donald Jay Fagen / Walter Carl Becker

Yes, yet another Python project named after a song.

Unlike Where It’s At, this data collection project is named after an unfortunate Steely Dan disco meets doobie brothers song called I Got The News on the otherwise stellar Aja album…



Object Oriented Programming in Python

Python is a multi-paradigm programming language; meaning object-oriented, structured, functional and even aspect-oriented programming are supported. You can explore these programming styles further here.

Python’s object-oriented features use inheritance for code reuse and extensibility in the form of classes.  You don’t have to use classes in your Python projects, however once you understand how powerful they are chances are you’ll find places where they are appropriate.


what the price of eth should be

What The Price of ETH Should Be

When I first starting thinking about what type of python based cryptocurrency project I wanted to work on I tried a few simple ideas and quickly became dissatisfied.  My early failures and misfires proved to be invaluable however as it led me to what I considered to be the most pertinent question.

What should the price of any given cryptocurrency be at any given point in time?


Where they news is taking place in May 2019

Where Its At May 1st 2019

If it’s May, then it’s time for a new version of my on-going series where I track what places are being mentioned the most in the news and on social media.

The criteria for being a place in this context is that I can generate longitude and latitude for it. Even if those co-ordinates don’t always make total sense.

For example Google thinks that the EU is in Austria and while it makes more sense for it to be placed Brussels, it’s not 100% wrong.