Mid-week readings

Well I have too many tabs open so I need to consolidate some #SAVEFORLATER readings here.

CAREERS:

TOOLS OF THE TRADE:

CODE:

AR/VR:

THROW BACK:

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Weekly reading 12/11/15

Aaaaand we’re back! And have some catching up to do…
:-( Because my Python/Data Science course got cancelled
:-) Because that means I can work on my holiday shopping

CODE:

TOOLS OF THE TRADE:

FANCY:

  • Taucharts – Flexible javascript charting library for data exploration: http://taucharts.com/
  • Code galaxies visualization lets you explore huge graphs of software package managers (npm, go, ruby gems, composer, etc.): http://anvaka.github.io/pm/#/

TECH:

DATAVIZ:

GIS:

JUST FOR FUNZ:

and how can we forget the song to end 2015, as interpreted by SNL:
A Thanksgiving Miracle:

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Geek lair / lady cave / sweat box

The downstairs space is complete! It looks even better than I imagined. We have two separate spaces (three including walk-in closet) – one for the workout equipment and one for my office space. The closet is green-walled for easy conversion into a bathroom down the line. Now to throw out that gym membership.

Day One – raw space (AKA rat highway):

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Drywallin’:

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Electricity!!!

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Paint (Behr Indigo Ink & Millennium Silver):

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Cork Floors:

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Closet door and window fixtures en route.

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Weekly Reading 11/13/15

CODE:

TOOLS OF THE TRADE:

STATE OF TECH:

BIG DATA/MAPPY THINGS:

MACHINE LEARNING:

HAPPY BIRTHDAY CARL SAGAN!

FUNZ:

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Weekly Reading 11/06/15

HOW IS IT ALREADY NOVEMBER???

CODE:

TOOLS OF THE TRADE:

DATABASE:

GIS:

TECH:

TREK:

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I do not have a bad feeling about this

New Star Wars trailer!!!!

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Weekly reading 10/31/15

CODE:

TOOLS OF THE TRADE:

TECH:

GIS:

VR:

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Weekly reading 10/23/15

CODE:

TOOLS OF THE TRADE:

TECH:

CULTURE:

IF YOU TYPE LOUD ENOUGH IT WILL BE TRUTHY:

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Best reads – Archive

I’ve decided to start a collection of my favorite weekly readings – some I tweet, but I’d like to manage these references so I can return and read them. This first entry is an archive of previous readings/links/tutorials that I’ve accumulated in my browser tabs (and we all know how that gets).

CODE:

TOOLS OF THE TRADE:

GIS:

TECH:

JUST FOR FUN:

Say it in gifs – GIF Mood Board: https://buffer.com/gifs-for-social-media

PS: Don’t be jerk – save water! 0

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Birding in Glendale

As I invest more time in the yard, I am trying to be better about identifying the flora and fauna around me. We have the usual So Cal suspects of a variety of succulents, jasmine, honeysuckle, bougainvillea, morning glories, etc., but I have been more focused on the birds hovering all around. So far I know we have the following:

Western Scrub

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Crows

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Coopers Hawk

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Mourning Doves

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Mockingbirds (in abundance)

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Anna’s Hummingbird

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Allen’s Hummingbird (just one, and it was very bossy and hogged the feeder)

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Calliope Hummingbird (seasonal)

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Lesser Goldfinch (female or juvenile)

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California Towhee

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House Sparrow

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Some type of Wren (probably House Wren)

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And a variety of feral Parrots, of course…

‘SUP ANGELENOS
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