Brian K. Jones

Brian K. Jones

CTO, AWeber.com

  • @bkjones

Princeton, New Jersey

Areas of Expertise:

  • Team-building
  • Infrastructure Architecture
  • Scalability Engineering
  • AMQP
  • NoSQL
  • Relational Databases
  • Linux System Management
  • LDAP
  • Monitoring
  • Metrics
  • Logging
  • Apache
  • MySQL
  • Python
  • Perl
  • PHP
  • consulting
  • speaking
  • programming
  • training
  • writing
Brian K. Jones is the Chief Technology Officer at AWeber Communications. He is also co-author of Linux Server Hacks, Volume Two , as well as Python Cookbook, Third Edition. He's the creator of Python Magazine, and former Editor in Chief of php|architect Magazine. He's also the founder of the Python User Group in Princeton (PUG-IP) and co-founder of LOPSA-NJ. Finally, Brian plays a mean game of straight pool, brews beer, plays guitar, and writes a good bit of code, usually in Python. Brian has been a member of the Python Software Foundation since 2011, and speaks regularly at conferences and meetups.

Python Cookbook Python Cookbook
by David Beazley, Brian K. Jones
Third Edition May 2013
Print: $49.99
Ebook: $41.99

Linux Server Hacks, Volume Two Linux Server Hacks, Volume Two
by William von Hagen, Brian K. Jones
December 2005
Print: $39.99
Ebook: $31.99

Brian K. blogs at:

How Shazam predicts pop hits

May 22 2015

Subscribe to the O’Reilly Radar Podcast to track the technologies and people that will shape our world in the years to come. In this week’s Radar Podcast, I chat with Cait O’Riordan, VP of product, music and platforms at Shazam. … read more

How Shazam predicts pop hits

May 22 2015

Subscribe to the O’Reilly Radar Podcast to track the technologies and people that will shape our world in the years to come. In this week’s Radar Podcast, I chat with Cait O’Riordan, VP of product, music and platforms at Shazam. … read more

Photo-Development Challenge Results #2: Statues

May 22 2015

It's been three months to the day since I posted "Photo-Development Challenge: Inspire Me and Others With Your Artistic Interpretation", and I'm mortified that it's only the second set of results that I'm finally getting around to sharing (the first having been "Hillside Temple Buildings" 2½ months ago). In retrospect,… read more

Ask the Readers: Will higher interest rates make you save more money?

May 22 2015

This article is by editor Linda Vergon. Interest rates are expected to rise later in 2015. What will you do with this information? You could make the case that you haven’t missed much if you didn’t keep your money in a savings account over the last few years. But still,… read more

Four short links: 22 May 2015

May 22 2015

GM: That Car You Bought, We’re Really the Ones Who Own It — GM’s claim is all about copyright and software code, and it’s the same claim John Deere is making about their tractors. The TL;DR version of the argument … read more

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