Lynx Roundup, April 22nd 2020

Lynx Roundup, April 22nd 2020

Designer’s guide to visualizing text datasets! Discontinuous ranges in Python! Optimizing NumPy for speed!

Matthew Alhonte
Matthew Alhonte

I Worked at Capital One for Five Years. This Is How We Justified Piling Debt on Poor Customers.
The subprime lending giant is a textbook case in creating a corporate culture of denial.
ChrisPenner/astar-monad
A smart A* search monad transformer which supports backtracking user-state! - ChrisPenner/astar-monad
‘Poisoned arrowhead’ used by warring bacteria could lead to new antibiotics
A weapon bacteria use to vanquish their competitors could be copied to create new forms of antibiotics, according to Imperial College London research.
Is your Numpy optimized for speed?
If your research work is highly dependent on Numpy-based calculations, such as vector or matrix additions and multiplications, etc. Then it is advisable to run a few checks in order to see if Numpy…
Discontinuous ranges in Python
I’ve started using the unpacking operator to concatenate ranges with gaps.
A designer’s guide to visualize a text dataset
In this article, I explore one way of visualizing a text dataset using Python and R code. As a user experience and information designer, I wanted to build on my technical skills. I achieved this by…
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Matthew Alhonte

Supervillain in somebody's action hero movie. Experienced a radioactive freak accident at a young age which rendered him part-snake and strangely adept at Python.