Lynx Roundup, March 27th 2020

Lynx Roundup, March 27th 2020

Data engineering from a data scientist's perspective! Game of Thrones and network theory! Writing unit tests and mock with Pandas!

Matthew Alhonte
Matthew Alhonte

Ancient scrolls to be deciphered using light beams brighter than the sun
Scientists in Britain have harnessed powerful light beams to virtually unwrap and decipher fragile scrolls dating back some 2,000 years — in a process they hope will provide new insights into…
Data Engineering From A Data Scientist’s Perspective
We’ve had technical people focused on the ingestion and management of data for decades. But, only recently has data engineering become a critical, widespread role. Why is that? This post will…
All Hail the Blob, the Smart Slime Mold Confounding Science
A Parisian zoo has opened an unusual new exhibit: a blob of slime mold with almost 720 sexes.
Game of Thrones and Network Theory | Data Analysis in Python
Which gender has more interactions? Who is the most important character? Are there distinct factions? Join me as I try to answer these questions in this Network Theory and Game of Thrones tutorial using Python.
How to Write Unit Tests and Mock with Pandas | coderbook
I’m spending a lot of my time working close to data scientists where I review their code, give feedback and attempt to guide them to...
This Picasso painting had never been seen before. Until a neural network painted it.
With help from a neural network, researchers reconstructed an image the artist created and painted over during his Blue Period.

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.