Puffery, or Deceit?

Every recruiter and hiring manager knows that when they review someone’s resume, there’s probably a little bit of puffery occurring. Puffery is defined by Merriam-Webster as “the act of an exaggerated commendation especially for promotional purposes.” I know that everybody will speak as positively about themselves as possible, and might …

Do This…and Wreck Your Career

I was recently perusing the illustrious webpage for the San Francisco Chronicle, and there’s a great article on how swearing at work might cost you that promotion. While mores in the workplace always seem to change over time (Mad Men is no longer a reality in most places), 81 percent …

Django-Celery

I hate vegetables, but this is different. Hungry people usually do not want to be kept waiting for food. People hate waiting, especially when they do not know the process of what they are waiting for. Same goes for website users, say, there is a very time-consuming task, i.e.  data-mining …

Django Chronograph

In this recipe, I will be writing all I know about using the django-chronograph app for your websites. Django-chronograph is Django’s way of doing tasks in the background on fixed intervals by interacting with the system’s cron daemon. This should be great for long running tasks, that would especially timeout a …