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Geek Links – 6 September 2010

Here’s some interesting links I’ve picked up over the last few days.

  • Interested in AI programming?  Check out the Google AI Challenge. You have to create an intelligent gaming bot for Planet Wars.
  • If you’ve ever seen any of the TED talks, you might like 8 must see TED talks for IT pros from Computer World
  • Mercurial is a distributed version control system similar to Git, but built in Python.  Joel Spolsky has a really easy to follow tutorial on how to use it.
  • Scrapy is a high level screen scraping and web crawling framework written in Python. Useful for monitoring, data mining and testing.
  • And for the musically inclined, if you’re into dance music you might want to check out this archive – every BBC Radio Essential Mix from 1993 to 2010
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