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Resources for learning Python programming with generic GIS goals in mind?

In your opinion, what is the best book/site to learn Python with GIS goals in mind? By "best", I mean: not very long (book) easy to understand (book/site) good practical examples (book/site) For ...
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Another Student in Need of Career Advice

I would like to apologize in advance for asking yet another "what should I do with my life" type of question. I am currently a senior who is very close to finishing up my B.S. in Information Systems. ...
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GIS scholarship sources

What are good sources to find GIS scholarships?
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Great GIS, maps & cartography quotes [closed]

Programmers' list has been a pleasure to read. Stats' list is growing fast as well. So perhaps there is a place for separate one on this site? Please share your nuggets of wisdom / humour / ...
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What books, journals, and electronic resources are most valuable for expanding knowledge of GIS? [closed]

What books, journals, and/or electronic resources have you found most valuable for expanding your knowledge in the GI field? To which of them you come back most often? One item per post please, and ...
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News resources for GIS community?

I currently rely on a mixture of mailing lists, twitter and a couple of blogs. What do you use for your GIS media intake, and why?