Blog moved

It's been a while since I wanted to move my blog out of blogger. Today I finally did it. :) print('hello world (from Pelican)') This new blog uses Pelican, and is hosted on GitHub pages. Which will let me create blog posts by simply using...

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PSF candidates

PSF board of directors analysis¶In a vile attempt to bias the results of the current election for new directors for the Python Software Foundation, I'm sharing this analysis I made. My goal was to better understand the current board of directors,...

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#pandasSprint write-up

The past 10th of March took place #pandasSprint. To the best of my knowledge, an unprecedented kind of event, where around 500 people worked together in improving the documentation of the popular pandas library. As one of the people involved in...

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My NIPS write up

Just as a quick disclaimer, this post is about my personal experience and opinions at NIPS 2017, and I'm not an AI researcher, I work as a data scientist in the industry. For a more technical summary of the talks and papers presented, you may...

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Assigning yourself to a GitHub issue

Contributing to open source is one of the most rewarding experiences one can find. Just finding a bug or a new cool feature of a widely used library, working on it, and sharing it with the rest of the users. This is how open source has become so...

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PyData London 2017, write up

This is a post about my experience at PyData London 2017. About what I liked, what I learnt... Note that having 4 tracks, and so many people, my opinions are very biased. If you want to know how your experience would be, it'll be amazing, but...

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PyData write-up

This last weekend I went to my third PyData, the one in London, and it's been such a great experience. Before, I went to PyData Amsterdam, and PyData Madrid, also this year. After the three conferences, which were very similar, but quite...

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After Fedora installation tasks

What do I do after installing Fedora 23 MATE-Compiz? Install Google ChromeMerge both panels to the bottom, and auto-hide itChange mouse setup to allow touchpad click and double finger scrollChange look and feel setup to select window when the...

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Jupyter environment setup

This is a short note about how I set up my "data scientist" environment. Different people have different tastes, but what I use, and what I set up is: conda for environment and package management (equivalent to virtualenv and pip to say)Latest...

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Google Earth on Fedora

Installing Google Earth in Fedora is trickier than it should. Here is a short HOWTO: Download 64bits Fedora version from [Google Earth site](https://www.google.com/earth/download/ge/agree.html) sudo yum install...

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