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Here you’ll find the latest news on the this site. Usually it’s the last 10 blog posts.

  • House Buying Guide for Millennials - I’ve been thinking of writing a no-nonsense house buying guide for Millennials. I want to share my experiences and expertise in the engineering field as a way to help novice buyers. When I look at the portfolio of properties my wife and I own, I can’t help but think of the mistakes we made. This … Continue reading "House Buying Guide for Millennials"
  • Changing Pinboard Tags with Python - Welcome to another automation post! This is a super simple Python script for changing misspelled or wrong tags in your Pinboard account. I started using Pinboard again because it helps me save all these great articles I read on the Interwebz, so I can paraphrase and regurgitate them back to you. Ha! I need to … Continue reading "Changing Pinboard Tags with Python"
  • Automate Feed Extraction and Posting it to Twitter - I wrote a small Python script to automate feed extraction and posting it to Twitter. The feed? My feed burner feed for this site. The script is super simple and uses the Twython, Pandas, and Feedparser libraries. The rest, I believe, comes stock with your Python 3 installation.
  • Flux: A Machine Learning Framework for Julia - There was a HUGE announcement on the Julia blog a few days ago. The convergence of a language for machine learning and marrying it with a compiler just got a bit closer. Julia announced Flux, a machine learning frame work for Julia. 
  • Getting Started in Data Science Part 2 - I’m finally getting around to writing Part 2 of Getting Started in Data Science. The first part can be found here. I made suggestions for university students interested in the field of Data Science. I even made a video about it too.  Pick Two, Master One Pick two computer languages and become proficient in one … Continue reading "Getting Started in Data Science Part 2"
  • Goodbye - You have Unsubscribed! Wow! Bummer. We’re sorry to see you go. Really, we are! Still, I’m thankful you were a part of this journey with us. Good luck in all your future endeavors!
  • Makers vs Takers - The best startups have a ‘Do It Yourself’ attitude. When a problem arises, no one get’s assigned the task to solve it. The team jumps right in and gets to work. There’s always a sense of ownership and a sense of pride. They build new things because it’s cool. They think of ways to make … Continue reading "Makers vs Takers"
  • How Passive Investing Saved My Life - Passive investing saved my life in many ways, but not in the way you think. It didn’t swing from the trees like Tarzan and snatch me away from a charging Rhino nor did it give me a Flu shot. It did it in two main ways: Saving my time and avoiding costly mistakes. How? Read … Continue reading "How Passive Investing Saved My Life"
  • Startups and Open Source - This is my third startup. Or maybe my fourth, I’m not sure but it gets hazy after a while. What I do know is that if I ever do another startup, I’ll use open source to make it happen. Let me explain with a bit of back history.
  • The Process of Writing - Writing. I have such a love hate relationship with it. I try to write things of interest to my readers but I’m struggling to reconcile what to write about it. So I focus on writing tips and the process. I love the process of writing so much that it gets in the way of actual … Continue reading "The Process of Writing"

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