It wasn't until after I'd submitted the talk proposal to 3 conferences that I realized how big of a chunk I'd bitten off by writing in a computer vision aspect. "Participants will gain insight on impactful mindsets and actionable strategies for more effective professional development - as well as a few starter Computer Vision scripts!" … Continue reading Not-So-SimpleCV
Amanda Casari recently gave a remote presentation (via Zoom) at Cleveland PyLadies on the topic of Feature Engineering for count and text data. Since she graciously offered a copy of her book to give away at the meetup, I wanted to put together a fancy little Twilio app to allow livestream viewers to enter. I … Continue reading Django-twilio to the Rescue
Well...I finally made my first pull request to a public repo on GitHub. Fixing a typo in documentation isn't exactly coding, but it's still a contribution! Hopefully I will progress to intentionality in open source, but happening upon typos to correct is what I have time for until the school year ends. Baby steps.
I'm not sure exactly which turn in the rabbit hole led me to this point, but I spent my evening reading through the documentation and code in my forked & cloned copy of CPython in Atom. Who am I anymore??? Anyway, I find myself increasingly appreciative of the touches of whimsy in Python. The Zen … Continue reading Deep Magic
I have an open question that's been rattling around in my brain: in what ways can technology enhance the human species regarding character development? Organisms, cultures, and subgroups with "invasive species" characteristics seem to win at evolution/imperialism/economics, but devastate the local ecosystems that they consume in their expansion. In order to prevent self-destruction, it may … Continue reading How can technology enhance character development?