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Thomas Nield
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Introducing Kotlin Statistics
Last fall I wrote an article Kotlin for Data Science where I proposed Kotlin as a general programming language for data science and analytics. To my surprise, I later found out a lot of folks read the article and quietly started to investigate the idea. In ...

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System76 Galago Pro Review
I have owned a System76 Kudu since Fall of 2016 ( which I reviewed here ) and it has helped me be much more productive. However, I bought that as a desktop replacement laptop which it excels at, and I needed to buy something more mobile. Thankfully, I pre-o...

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System76 Kudu Review
About a week ago, I ordered and received the System76 Kudu laptop . I did an unboxing which I recorded below, and here is my review after six days of use. System76 is a relatively young computer brand that differentiates itself by making high-quality laptop...

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RxJava - Maximizing Parallelization
About a month ago I posted an article proposing Kotlin as another programming language for data science. It is a pragmatic, readable language created by JetBrains , the creator of Intellij IDEA and PyCharm . It has received growing popularity on Android and...

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Using the Kotlin Language with Spark
About a month ago I posted an article proposing Kotlin as another programming language for data science. It is a pragmatic, readable language created by JetBrains , the creator of Intellij IDEA and PyCharm . It has received growing popularity on Android and...

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Kotlin for Data Science
Can Kotlin be an Effective Alternative for Python and Scala? As I started diving formally into data science, I cannot help but notice there is a large gap between data science and software engineering. It is good to come up with prototypes, ideas, and model...

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A two-part RxJava crash course by yours truly has been posted on AnDevCon

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My first screencast covering TornadoFX used in conjunction with RxKotlinFX.

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RxJava- Understanding observeOn() and subscribeOn()
RxJava makes multithreading easier, but the simplified abstraction more or less forces a veteran developer to re-learn multithreading the "RxJava way". Beginners still have to learn multithreading which is not a trivial topic, but RxJava makes it much more ...
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