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Python Classes: Now Open to the Public

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For a few years now, labs members of Sunlight have offered various technical classes to the rest of the staff, covering HTML and CSS, javascript, ruby, and python. It's a good way to foster collaboration between staff and generate new ideas. Just like I enjoy picking the brains of our policy department now and then, non-Labs Sunlighters usually enjoy learning at least the basics of what the other half does.

I'm about to start up a new round of the python class, now that we've got a brand spankin' new crop of fellows and interns. But since I'm pretty tired of having to futz with my linux configuration to get a proper dual display going on a TV every time, and I want the students to be able to ignore me more surreptitiously, like a proper class, I've decided to use the screen sharing feature on Google+ hangouts instead. And since we'll be on a hangout anyway... why not open it up to all of you good people who might be interested?

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The Congressional Roku App – Senate Edition!

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Back in August, we released three roku apps, one for each branch of government. The apps included streaming video for the White House and the House of Representatives, as well as streaming audio for the Supreme Court (no cameras allowed in there). This week, we've released an update to the Congressional Roku app to include two new major features: video from the Senate floor (courtesy of Floor.Senate.gov) and text search.

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