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How I Do an Analysis

19 May 2019

  • #data science
  • #python

I’ve been working as a full-time data scientist for the better part of a year now and wanted to take a moment to step back and document my process.

Coffee Log 28

08 Apr 2019

  • #coffee

Good morning dear reader. This has been a long time coming. Welcome back to the Coffee Log.

Host a Website for Free on GitHub Pages

18 Feb 2019

  • #tutorial
  • #web

Those of you who have poked around the footer of this website may know that I host this blog on GitHub Pages. What you may not know is that I do so for free. This post will walk you through the basics of standing up a website using GitHub Pages and how to give it a custom domain name (e.g.

Origins of Computers

14 Jan 2019

  • #computers
  • #hardware

This installment of How We Tricked Rocks Into Thinking will glide over the history of computing machines and introduce you to the fundamental building blocks of digital systems.

How We Tricked Rocks Into Thinking

10 Jan 2019

  • #computers
  • #hardware

Computers are fundamentally little more than chunks of metal, plastic, and semi-conductive material. How do collections of such simple molecules give rise to the breathtaking CGI space-scapes of Interstellar, the vast and omnipresent Internet, and the shrewd, alien Go strategy invented by AlphaGo?

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