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What people are working on

  • Connecting with Python to feeds (RSS) see Feedparser

(example: taking the text of the latest blog entry & put it into a database... eventually to use as a basis of a visualisation (tech tbd, Processing?))

  • Producing Synthaesthetic Stimuli: Analog electronics / Sound card driven (piezo)
  • Generating movies from net data -- turning a search into a template for a narrative / web page. Using scripts to send text through Google Translation (how to automate / script?)

Getting the text of a page

http://groups.google.com/group/beautifulsoup/browse_thread/thread/9f6278ee2a2e4564