Blog by Sumana Harihareswara, Changeset founder

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Audiovisual Media

12 Jun 2019, 8:55 a.m.

Some Recent Films

I saw several movies recently! I LOVED Booksmart which is in conversation with Election, Legally Blonde, and (at least visually) maybe Brick. It's hilarious, moving, sweet, and precise -- a delightful confection of a film. …

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22 Apr 2019, 16:41 p.m.

Rabbit Hole Interview(s)

Recently, the Rabbit Hole developers' podcast interviewed me; we discussed open source sustainability, maintainership, sensationalism among bards who sang the Odyssey, how PyPI is like Wikipedia, and what we think is paranoid. The interview continued …

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11 Feb 2019, 14:04 p.m.

Some Movies Are For Not-Me

I haven't really been keeping up with reviewing movies here. Some recent joys: I loved Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, which was astounding in its artistry and the marriage of story and virtuosic presentation. The Muppet …

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29 Oct 2018, 12:32 p.m.

Miscellany

Life is varied. I spend some of my spare time trying to do my bit for the election next week. I volunteered at a voter registration drive. I participated in some get-out-the-vote phone banking, and …

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11 Sep 2018, 8:55 a.m.

Now Imagine Switching The Lead Actors For Those Two Shows

I was in the midst of talking with my pal Jed about Star Trek: The Next Generation. He'd kindly checked whether I was ok hearing criticisms of this show-of-my-heart and I said dismissiveness no, criticism …

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04 Sep 2018, 11:38 a.m.

Code Review Play at RubyConf, and Think Tank Fiction

Jason Owen and I will co-present "Code Review, Forwards and Back" at RubyConf in Los Angeles, November 13-15 2018. We'll update and slightly lengthen the version we performed at PyGotham last year. If you'll be …

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27 Jun 2018, 17:50 p.m.

Songs And Books That Have Helped Me Get Through News Despair

When I feel despondent about my country and my world, a few things that help or have helped: Rebecca Solnit's nonfiction book Hope in the Dark (which I still have not finished) which makes the …

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29 Dec 2017, 11:44 a.m.

Blockchain and Bitcoin, Dar Williams, And So On

Sipping my soda water at the saloon across the street before the Untitled Kondabolu Brothers Project show Wednesday night, I struck up a conversation with a guy who works in an art gallery, and with …

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11 Nov 2017, 7:14 a.m.

Video of Our PyGotham Play

You can now watch the 22-minute video of the play I discussed last month. "Code Review, Forwards and Back", co-written by and co-starring Jason Owen and me, directed by Jonathan Galvez. Thanks to: Kenneth Durril …

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25 Jan 2016, 11:08 a.m.

On "Twin Peaks"

Leonard and I are watching Twin Peaks. This is my first David Lynch experience, and as of Season 2 Episode 15, here are some thoughts, some of which are spoilers. In the conversation we had …

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