The Survivalist Industry

Some people make a good living jumping into the woods with only a knife, like Bear Grylls.

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Improvements to the inventory pickup web app

I’d just like to share what I’ve updated on my inventory pickup web app over the past month.

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Inventory Pickup Web App

I wanted to use Django to solve a simple business problem, so I spent a few months of brainstorming and coding and came up with a system that I would like to discuss here.

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Playing a Game the Way it Wasn’t Meant to be Played (For Fun and Profit)

We should really talk about Moneyball.

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Sleep Cycle: My Personal Road To Wellville

Apple’s new obsession with your health data comes upon the heels of their latest iOS 8 and iPhone 6 releases.

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Flask and Me

I tried using the web-framework Django, and even blogged about it back in February.  It made me so wrapped up in the fact that you have to create a database first to even use it, that I kept thinking far too big.

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Tableau Public Review

I was first introduced to Tableau Public a few months ago when I was using it at a job.

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Scraping PDFs with Python

PDFs are a hassle for those of us that have to work with them to get at their data.  When I was at the Open Data NJ summit last month, the reporters and journalists went on and on about how utilizing PDFs the worst thing in the world, and they’re right.

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The Crime Map You Should Know About

I’ve coded a crime map for Muckgers, an online student-run publication that I contribute to. I’ve explained in detail in several posts on the site what I’ve done and improved upon, but I thought I would go into more about code and concepts on my blog.
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Camping/Hiking Season Is Upon Us

The title of this post is kind of a misnomer — to some people all year long is acceptable camp or hike, and for those people I have a lot of respect.
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