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Matt Nicklay
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Been a while since my last post, but here's a new one.
In this Github repo you'll find two Python scripts, one of which can be used to fetch data from the Google Ngram Viewer and the other to create XKCD style plots using the CSV data returned by the first script. I previously m...
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A look at competition in the search engine market.
Here is an IPython Notebook where I look at the market shares of search engines across countries and time. First I look at each country one-by-one, then I compute the HHI in each country and compare t...
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New blog post at econpy.blogspot.com with some Google Domestic Trends goodness.
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Didn't own my Galaxy S3 for more than an hour before it was rooted and custom ROM installed. Love me some Android.
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The first cut of a system I'm putting together that collects and analyzes real-time data logged from the ODB2 port in your car using the Torque app for Android.
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My first attempt at GPU programming.
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Good luck with it. +Yaakoub El Khamra is an excellent contact for people with GPGPU materials; by far one of the most talented computational and data scientists I know. Y'all might do well to have a chat.
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It looks like Google searches for "VPN" are spiking this week in response to Comcast and other ISPs introducing a new anti-piracy system on Monday.
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Here are some Python scripts I put together to grab data on all products in a category from the Newegg JSON API. I already included scripts for a couple categories, but tweaking it for other categories only requires changing a couple lines. Check the tables in the SQLite database to see example output data.
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Y Combinator application submitted. Now we wait!
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