I am a firm believer in keeping company that is more intelligent than I. It would be naive of me to deny that a majority of what I've learned in recent years is mostly a result of the knowledge my friends have shared. As an attempt to show gratitude, I thought it would be fun … Continue reading An Interview with Luis Cruz
I recently started reading the book Python Machine Learning by Sebastian Raschka. As I go through the book, I plan on doing a series of posts that will outline what I learn along the way. This post outlines the first chapter, "Training Machine Learning Algorithms for Classification". Specifically, the chapter dives into using a Perceptron … Continue reading Training a Perceptron Model in Python
Recently, I started receiving odd emails in my usually clean Gmail inbox. Unsure if they were spam or someone just trying to mess with me, it got my brain ticking and I decided to try figuring out where the emails came from. The steps here will be presented assuming you're using Gmail on a Mac … Continue reading Tracking Where Your Emails Come From
In September of 2015, I started Likes4Lives, a 501c3 non-profit aimed at raising awareness for suicided prevention. Suicide is one of the top-ten killers in America, yet mental health research receives some of the least funding. The goal is to use social media as a medium for spreading real stories and fostering a community that … Continue reading Likes4Lives: Suicide Prevention
**UPDATE 11-19-17** I have included a function for automating the process of getting an auth token for the Tinder bot to work (Tinder Token Retriever). Shout out to the developer! To see a post of the code, view this post: Automatic Tinder Authentication Token Retriever in Python. The update has been included in the code … Continue reading Building a Tinder Bot in Python
A recent Business Insider article discussed the top Internet of Things (IoT) companies to watch and stocks to invest in. But before we get into the specifics, let's first go over what IoT means. Broadly speaking, IoT is a general trend towards everyday objects and appliances being connected to the Internet. This allows for these devices to … Continue reading Investing in the Internet of Things (IoT)
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