Python Data Science Resources

I watched this inspiring video called "Can you LEARN DATA SCIENCE for FREE? YES! I'll show you HOW!" and came to a sudden realization - I have been working along this track and had not fully realized it.

Thank you for that "Data Scientist - Giles McMullen". So, to get going, I've …

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Today I Learned a Little About Jinja2

My book website tracks the books I read each year. The original site was written in PHP and now I'm in the process of rewritting it in Python with Flask and SQLAlchemy using Jinja2 templates.

In my html template, I want to print the books for the most recent year …

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Mount NetGear ReadyShare Drive in Linux Mint

I wanted to be able to access my USB storage disk attached to my NeatGear WNDR4000 router from Linux Mint 19 Tara. More specifically, add it as a drive in the Nemo File Manager.

After quick internet search turned up the Samba command:

smb://readyshare/USB_Storage

I tried that in …

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Learning Curves and Procrastination

To often, I find myself looking for additional resources. Python development is a good example.

There are great articles and web-sites online that tell you all kinds of interesting stuff. There are places that answer every conceivable question. I have free ebooks that I have downloaded. I have purchased books …

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Elastic Search

I am starting to learn ElasticSearch (https://www.elastic.co/). I have recently became involved in a project at work which utilizes elastic. So, a good way to learn it is to set up my own instance at home. I also signed up for a couple of classes on Udemy …

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Project Euler Level 3

I have reached level 3 on Project Euler! This means that I have completed 75 of the math challenges on the site. There are currently 633 problems on the site. I have barely scratched the surface.

ShakiestNerd Level 3

Project Euler is a very challenging math/programming problem website. I am currently working …

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Splitting a Calibre Library

If you have a collection of eBooks, you may already be a Calibre user. Calibre is a powerful ebook manager that helps organize your collection of electronic books. It supports every major ebook format that I have ever thrown at it. If you have any ebook or document collection that …

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Aisleriot Solitaire

One of the standby linux games is AisleRiot Solitaire. I know, it's not all that exciting, it's solitaire. But sometimes you are just looking for something quick and light to fill the time.

AisleRiot was installed in the first linux distribution I ever tried and I did not realize for …

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