Data Archives

A Data Science Inspired Series Capitalising on my Ample Free Weekends

Obligatory Twitter Sentiment Post: Jan 02, 2019 What kind of slacker has a data science blog for over four years and forgets a sentiment analysis of Twitter data. Let's fix this!

Video Game Resume: Dec 07, 2018 After a lengthy video game hiatus, I reflect on all my past video game excursions before diving into my recent Nintendo Switch purchase.

Coffee Quintessence: Sep 08, 2018 The human race is only one small infrastructure project away from the perfect cup of coffee.

Yawnball: Jun 10, 2018 Where does Baseball, the sport infamous for incorporating stretching as its signature spectator activity, lie on the exciting-and-obviously-not-boring-at-all scale.

Six Degrees of Captain America: Feb 22, 2018 Which super hero is the Kevin Bacon of the Marvel Comic Universe? (Spoiler Alert: The Title)

Seattle Heatmap: Dec 31, 2017 After living in Seattle for a year, I decided to sequelize my Bay Area frequently-visited heatmap blog post!

Atten Arf: Nov 05, 2017 My little Shih Tzu is surprisingly well behaved and obedient despite his breed's notoriously stubborn reputation. Nevertheless, his responsiveness still seems somewhat situational, so let's dig in this article and retrieve an analysis.

Web Visit Breakdown: Sep 08, 2017 Are you like me and sometimes wonder where your time is spent online? If so, let me just skip to the punchline and suggest closing this window and venturing outside for a walk.

Hobson's Survival Choice: Aug 05, 2017 If you're an animal wanting to get off the endangered species list, then look no further than this menu of insightful tips.

Alien Outbreak: May 10, 2017 If you dread a potential alien abduction, then grab that tinfoil hat and study this scientifically constructed avoidance map.

Glib Graphology: Mar 17, 2017 In this entry, I continue my pursuit of inappropriately using algorithms by comparing my signature with famous celebrity autographs!

Bay Area Heatmap: Nov 30, 2016 As a recent Bay Area transplant, I decided to summarize my time in Frisco with a nifty frequently-visited Heatmap.

Reinforcement Sort: Sep 15, 2016 Are concise and highly effective sorting algorithms better than a bloated imprecise sort done through reinforcement learning? Of course they are - duh

A Token of Tolkien: Jul 03, 2016 If you're searching for a horrible book report generator, then look no further! In this post, I will create one sentence synopses for The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings.

Sommelier Training: Mar 10, 2016 My unsophisticated palate doesn't understand professional wine connoisseuring. Luckily, with the help of TensorFlow, I'll suggest a path to transform any wine newb into a 3-Star Michelin Oenologist.

Late Night Coding: Jan 18, 2016 If I'm coding after-hours, I'm usually working on a relaxing personal project or angrily fighting some bug. Are these late night emotional extremes typical? Let's poll the public Github API and find out!

Mate Locate: Nov 23, 2015 A lost spouse in a crowded mall without a phone is a stressful situation. It may be tempting to search the entire mall, but is it better to stay put?

Daily Money Swim: Oct 23, 2015 If you're disgustingly rich, interested in liquid commodities and looking to burn a few extra calories, then save that pivot-table and vlookup the value-scale of the following proposition.

The Cheese Doodle Dilemma: Sep 24, 2015 Some have claimed cheese doodles, the ambrosia of the modern world, are directly linked with nightmares. In this post, I will finally shed light on the age-old question: Do cheese doodle molecules negatively interfere with neurotransmitters while sleeping?

Superior Slices: Aug 16, 2015 Curious if the pizza you just ordered will be good? If so, sit back and grab a regular kah-fee while this New Yorker gives you the definitive guide to awesome pizza.

Fishy Feng Shui: Jul 18, 2015 What does my fish do all day while I'm at work? Does he nap on the sand, exercise against the filter's current, or just swim around randomly? The pressing answers to these questions and many more are answered within!

Date Analysis: May 13, 2015 Don't be foolish and go to the movies on your next date night! This post breaks down every amazing (and not so amazing) excursion with my wife over the last few years.

A Low Carb Candyland: Apr 18, 2015 Candyland, a board game cherished by children for generations, is incredibly socially irresponsible. My proposed update to this classic game is super simple and could fix the ongoing childhood obesity epidemic.

The Broccalypse: Mar 22, 2015 California is currently in a drought and we use 10% of our water supply on almonds. I love a good almond biscotti as much as the next dude, but that seems kinda wasteful. Couldn't we grow better water conserving crops?

Lunar Effect: Feb 15, 2015 As a child, my mother always warned me about the number of active mischievians during the full moon. Is there a correlation between devious behavior and the phases of the moon or did my mother just enjoy scaring me? Let's find out!

Goal Goalie Girth: Jan 24, 2015 Looking to be a star athlete even though you lack any physical talent? Stop going to the boring gym and slowly scooter to the nearest fast food joint to become the ideal goaltender.

Relationship Analytics: Nov 18, 2014 The key to a successful relationship is proving your partner wrong and shoving those results in their face. This article explores my data driven approach to showing that I love my wife way more than she love's me.