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Don’t put your scale under your bed

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I recently bought a smart scale. Why? Because I like data and I think it’s fun to collect and analyze my weight. But… I noticed something funny.

How to structure your python code

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In this post I want to show you how you can set up and structure your python code if you don’t know where to start. Just copy our setup!

How to scale up your code

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As a machine learning engineer it is part of your job to run things on large data sets.

Our Amazon Sagemaker Processing job setup

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At Snappet (we’re hiring!) we use Sagemaker Processing jobs to power most of our machine learning workflow. Sagemaker Processing jobs create our data, train...

You can always kill the feature

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If you aren’t sure whether you should build a feature or not, err on the side of building it. Why? Because you can always kill it.

What is a startup?

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This is my summary of the Startup = Growth essay by Paul Graham. Much of the sentences are lifted ad verbatim so they can’t really be considered my own words...


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Update time! Things happened while you were away: I got a new job, I went on a vacation, and I got vaccinated!

How to take more useful paper notes

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I love notebooks. I love those fancy expensive Moleskins and Leuchtturms with 80 grams per squared meter acid-free paper, although I have no idea whether tha...

This week in: Today I learned (TIL)

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I’ve been keeping a running list of some of the interesting things that I learned these last couple of weeks. Hopefully you steal a trick or two from me here!

Simple React Native Redux counter example

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If you are learning React Native and Redux and still really don’t understand Redux try looking at this simple counter app that I made. This app aims to clear...

How to add a bottom modal in React Native

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I made a small proof of concept on how to add a bottom modal to your react-native projects. I struggled quite a while on this because I didn’t really know wh...

Set Python 3 as default on Mac

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The default Python version that ships with (older) Mac OS software is hilariously old. Because I am still developing on a mid-2014 MBP Retina (SUE ME!) I was...

I built a bike (build log)

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I built a bike! This is going to be a short build log on how I did it. Big shoutout to my buddy Jelle an the store guy who were both instrumental in completi...

How to open last edited file in Vim

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While googling “How to open my last edited file in Vim”, I found this excellent StackOverflow post.

Make your Anki flashcards atomic

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In Augmenting Long-Term Memory, quantum physicist Michael Nielsen explains how he uses Anki to augment his long-term memory. Nielsen explains why you should ...

Filling my first Field Notes

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I recently filled my first Field Notes with notes! Usually I just toss them in a drawer never to be seen again, but not this time.

Blogging can save you work

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In You Should Write Blogs, Steve Yegge explains why you should blog. Steve is somewhat of a cult figure in the tech space. If you’ve never heard of Steve Yeg...

Rebind shift + cmd + m to %>% (pipe symbol)

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I recently made a video about how to make custom complex modifications in Karabiner-elements. Someone saw this video and reached out to me for some help.

How to set up a React and Flask project

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In this blog post I will go over how to set up your React and Flask project while avoiding the dreaded Cross-Origin Resource Sharing (CORS) error.

Video: Binary Search tutorial in Python

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Hey guys I just uploaded a new video to my YouTube channel! You can view the video by clicking here or it is embedded down below. In the video I explain a si...

Learning TypeScript - The basics

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For a new project at work I will have to lead a project in TypeScript. Here comes the kicker: I’ve never worked with TypeScript.