yafpdt yet another fing python decorator tutorial intermediate

If decorators are new to you, here is the Github Gist of a Jupyter notebook I made based on this excellent introduction blog post. You may find the Notebook easier to follow, your mileage may vary.     As explained below, this is a beginner-to-intermediate tutorial, it assumes decorators are not brand new concepts to you, but you’re having … Read more yafpdt yet another fing python decorator tutorial intermediate

pytabby a tabbed menu system for console based python programs

I made a thing. I’m sharing the thing. pytabby on GitHub pytabby on PyPI pytabby on ReadTheDocs For 99% of its life the repo had a boring name (tabbedconsolemenus), but the day I did the initial release, I threw caution to the wind and named it pytabby. Basically, it’s a utility that allows you to … Read more pytabby a tabbed menu system for console based python programs

Battle of data science venn diagrams

Data science is a rather fuzzily defined field; some of the definitions I’ve heard are: “Work that takes more programming skills than most statisticians have, and more statistics skills than a programmer has.” “Applied statistics, but in San Francisco.” “The field of people who decide to print ‘Data Scientist’ on their business cards and get … Read more Battle of data science venn diagrams

My personality, according to IBM Watson

I just signed up for a 30-day trial of IBM Watson’s Bluemix, a set of mostly language processing APIs that are, in some cases, quite illuminating, and in other cases, rather entertaining. One of the tools is Personality Insights, which will take any text and algorithmically predict the personality traits of the author. When I saw there … Read more My personality, according to IBM Watson