Simon Willison’s Weblog


Friday, 3rd November 2017

The Story Behind the Chicago Newspaper That Bought a Bar (via) Absolutely fascinating story—the Chicago Sun-Times bought a bar back in 1976 to investigate corrupt city inspectors, staffing it with journalists and with photographers hidden in a back room. # 3:27 pm

Connecting to Google Sheets with Python. Useful guide to interacting with Google Sheets via the gspread python library, including how to work with Google’s unintuitive “service account keys”. # 4:13 am