Brian K. Jones

Brian K. Jones


  • @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:

Kyoto’s Nasty 22% City-Bike Hill Climb

May 24 2015

距離125mで高度上昇26m、22%の坂を頑張りました。 I went out for a long bike in the mountains of northern Kyoto on Saturday, and after 120km (75mi) of tough ups and pleasant downs with friends (that I'll write about separately), I made an attempt at a hill so steep that its name on Strava is "Nasty". It's… read more

Why are Eight Bits Enough for Deep Neural Networks?

May 23 2015

Picture by Retronator Deep learning is a very weird technology. It evolved over decades on a very different track than the mainstream of AI, kept alive by the efforts of a handful of believers. When I started using it a few years ago, it reminded me of the first time… read more


May 23 2015

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