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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Skype on Fedora 21

Here there is a blog post on how to install Skype on Fedora 21 by quickly creating an RPM package. [http://mariuszs.github.io/blog/2014/skype_for_fedora_21.html](http://mariuszs.github.io/blog/2014/skype_for_fedora_21.html) It's also a great...

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LATEX awesomeness

I think LATEX is simply amazing by itself. More when writing an academic document, but for any kind of doc, using LATEX is really time and pain saving. The concept of creating a document class (defining all the styles of the document), and then...

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Brother printer on GNU/Linux

For some reason, brother printers (at least mine) do not take into account the settings specified for the printer in the regular way (Gnome settings in my case). But mysteriously, there is a command which can be used to change them properly...

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