Author Archives: Daniel Cornwall

Visualizing Blood Pressure Data

At the risk of getting TMI with you, I’m being treated for high blood pressure. As a result, I track my blood pressure with an app called BP Watch. This allows me to print logs of my blood pressure to … Continue reading

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Craftsman’s Approach to Tool Selection / Deep Work

I recently finished the book: Newport, Cal. 2016. Deep work. Find in a Library There’s a lot I could say about this book and how it has potential to help people develop, but I think my coworker has already done … Continue reading

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Python and Data Science: Update

It’s been a month since I finished my edX class and I wanted to provide a quick(ish) update. Since I completed the course I’ve: Installed the Anaconda python package on my laptop. It includes a very nice editor called Spyder … Continue reading

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What Do I Know? (External Blog): Data Journalism In The Alternative Fact Era

Data Journalism seems to be a hot topic these days as large data bases are increasingly becoming available.  For me the issue is figuring out how to download them, clean them up, and then play with them to find interesting … Continue reading

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Review: Intergalactic Empires ‹ Planetary Defense Command ‹ Reader — WordPress.com

Link: Review: Intergalactic Empires ‹ Planetary Defense Command ‹ Reader — WordPress.com If your duties cover readers advisory, or you just like science fiction, Planetary Defense Command is a good blog to follow. The post I am linking to above … Continue reading

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Microsoft: DAT208x Introduction to Python for Data Science – COMPLETED

Today I completed the self paced EdX class Microsoft: DAT208x Introduction to Python for Data Science. My last push included Module 6, the intriguingly titled “Control flow and Pandas” followed by an accidental completion of the final exam. More about that … Continue reading

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Microsoft: DAT208x Introduction to Python for Data Science: Module 5 Matplotlib

Today I completed Module 5 of the self paced EdX class Microsoft: DAT208x Introduction to Python for Data Science – Matplotlib. As you might guess from the title of this module, it was all about plotting data. I learned how to do line … Continue reading

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