Here's a collection of simple scripts and configuration files that I created, which might be useful to others.
Download the latest version: CSL file
Facade is a small program that tries to determine a user's presence using a webcam and face detection with OpenCV. If no face has been detected for a certain period (e.g. 10 seconds), it assumes the user is away from his desk (or at least not paying attention to the screen). Facade has a custom status icon that pops up notification bubbles whenever a presence change occurs and also adjusts the user's IM status accordingly by connecting to Pidgin's D-Bus interface.
VibrantInk is a fairly popular color scheme for the Vim editor, ported from Justin Palmer's VibrantInk color scheme for TextMate. VibrantInk is a dark color scheme that is very well suited for editing Ruby and Python source files. It also works on 256 color terminals.
I maintain a repository of my UNIX configuration files ("dot-files"), such as
.wgetrc on Github.
PydgetRFID is a simple Python front-end to the Phidgets Inc. RFID reader. It wraps libphidgets with ctypes to communicate with the hardware. PydgetRFID consists of a D-Bus service that allows other applications (written in any language with D-Bus bindings) to use the hardware. It allows to start and stop reading, and emits a signal whenever a new tag is read. It also includes a simple GUI (built with PyGTK) that communicates with the D-Bus service.