Summer tends to be a time for me to grow and explore. Try new things. And while I have no desire to go back to the old normal (and even less of a concept of why anyone would want to squander the rare and ephemeral chance to make a new, better normal on the micro… Continue reading Searching for Jellyfish Galaxies
I got Octavian in boxes, and he left my island. I was happy about that. He was a compromise villager to begin with, so when he was ready to leave, I was happy to let him go. Though there was also a growing sense of dread. I know who I want. Ribbot. Its very a… Continue reading Why Their Should be Filters on Animal Crossing Villager Hunts
Like most humans, I enjoy music. And like a smaller subset of the same, I have a Spotify account. And after I made my first couple of playlists, I began to wonder about how it makes recommendations. Without peeking at any of the data from the company I had a few ideas on how it… Continue reading Screwing Around with Spotify’s Recommendation Engine
The time has come. After years of resisting the idea, I am going to give up and learn python. Now, you might be wondering why I have been holding off on this for so long. Spacing. Yes, I am 100% serious, spaces and tabs are the actual reason. I hate doing it. I tend to… Continue reading Eventually Python Happens
As I had mentioned in the first post I did on stress management, the solution to one of my problems is that I have need to update my skill set. As I want to make this not just a surface change, but tear down to the bear bones redesign of my skill set, I have… Continue reading Skill Set Upgrade: Creating A New Foundation
Recently, I got the chance to try the beta of the AWS Cloud Champion training. They billed it as a "gamified tutorial" that is designed to "...teaches participants the basics of cloud computing through a virtual showcase" and lets just say, it was a disappointment to say the least. This is actually what it looks… Continue reading AWS Cloud Champion?
Recently, I was reading a paper in the AI area, Tracking Fluctuations in Psychological States Using Social Media Language:A Case Study of Weekly Emotion, which takes the data from Facebook users and attempts to track their emotions over the course of a week. To identify when you are likely be in a certain mood. It… Continue reading We Need an Update to Research Ethics