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Jessime Kirk
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Sphinx Documentation with Numpydoc
I'm finally back from my proposal and orals! Now that I'm done with that mess, here's a useful little tutorial that I've already found useful for myself. If you want the notebook for whatever reason its right here . Otherwise, hopefully this is useful:
Sphinx Documentation with Numpydoc
Sphinx Documentation with Numpydoc
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Using R in a Jupyter/Ipython Notebook with Ubuntu
I love the Jupyter Notebook. It's the only way I come close to keeping my code and analyses organized. I'm not a huge fan of R, mostly because I'm not great at it, but I have to use it sometimes. Today was my third attempt at integrating the R kernel into t...
Using R in a Jupyter/Ipython Notebook with Ubuntu
Using R in a Jupyter/Ipython Notebook with Ubuntu
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End of the Year Review (Part III)
This post contains the last three question. The final two concern the phrase "your scientific approach", which I found a bit vague. I asked my PI for clarification, and he responded: We all employ short-term and long-term strategies to achieve our goals. Th...
End of the Year Review (Part III)
End of the Year Review (Part III)
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End of Year Review (Part II)
It's rarely fun to admit your failures, but here's a list of things I didn't mange to pull off in 2015. What are the goals and milestones you missed in 2015? It’s not like I immediately understood everything I tried to learn in the last year. There are a nu...
End of Year Review (Part II)
End of Year Review (Part II)
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End of Year Review (Part I)
My PI has requested that we answer a few questions as a reflection of the past year and as a mental preparation for the coming year. I figured it would be worthwhile to record at least a few of my answers here. This seems like a useful exercise and my answe...
End of Year Review (Part I)
End of Year Review (Part I)
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Teach Your Fourth Grader Python (Make a Game)
import time
import random

#Introduction
print "Hello, Players!"
print "Welcome to Multiplication Battles!"
print ""

#Input information
player1 = raw_input("What is your name, Player 1? ")
player1_points = 0
player2 = raw_input("What is your name, Player2?...
Teach Your Fourth Grader Python (Make a Game)
Teach Your Fourth Grader Python (Make a Game)
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Teach Your Fourth Grader Python (Installing Anaconda)
It's really never too early to start teaching your child to code. You may think, "What's the point of teaching my kid to code so long before they have any idea what they want to do with their life?" The topic is worth a post of its own, but here are a coupl...
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Calculating a Pearson Correlation Matrix
     One of the great things about graduate school is you get to constantly realize how ignorant you are about how things work. If the domain name weren't already taken, I would think about moving my stuff over to  seriously.dontusethiscode.com . It can get...
Calculating a Pearson Correlation Matrix
Calculating a Pearson Correlation Matrix
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Bot Battle
For those of you who don't program, it may be hard to understand just how slow a process it usually is. Movies and other media don't help this misunderstanding. As Mark Zuckerberg put it, "If they were really making a movie, it would have been of me, sittin...
Bot Battle
Bot Battle
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The Perceptron
Today in lab meeting, during our bi-weekly "Idea Potluck", I dropped the ball while explaining how perceptrons work. We were running short on time, so I rushed and straight-up got flustered. It was unfortunate, since perceptrons are really cool, and Wikiped...
The Perceptron
The Perceptron
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