Lynx Roundup, September 23rd 2020

Lynx Roundup, September 23rd 2020

Functional Play in Python! Porting awk scripts! AWS Data Wrangler: Open-source Pandas on AWS!

Matthew Alhonte
Matthew Alhonte
Meatpacking workers in Texas Panhandle have little power to avoid the coronavirus
A workforce of immigrants has long powered the massive JBS meatpacking plant in Cactus, where a cluster of coronavirus cases is under investigation. They’re risking their lives each shift in the county with the state’s highest known infection r...
Towards more functional Play — Part 1
In this post, I explain how to make your Play application more FP. How this can help you get rid of Future referential transparency problems and more.
Student solves a 100-year-old physics enigma
An EPFL Bachelor’s student has solved a mystery that has puzzled scientists for 100 years. He discovered why gas bubbles in narrow vertical tubes seem to remain stuck instead of rising upward. According to his research and observations, an ultra-thin film of liquid forms around the bubble, preventin…
How to port an awk script to Python
Scripts are potent ways to solve a problem repeatedly, and awk is an excellent language for writing them. It excels at easy text processing in particular, and it can bring you through some complicated rewriting of config files or reformatting file names in a directory.
Giving pharma a heavy dose of data science
David Bennett, Life Sciences Advisor, Mind Foundry explains why it’s prime time for the pharma industry to embrace data.
awslabs/aws-data-wrangler
Pandas on AWS. Contribute to awslabs/aws-data-wrangler development by creating an account on GitHub.
Pass the Python thread state explicitly
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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.