Bounter: super fast and memory-bounded count estimation in Python

bounter – Efficient Counter that uses a limited (bounded) amount of memory regardless of data size. Read more


Reading Code: Python’s requests library

In preparation for the latest PizzaPY I browsed the code of Python's requests library. (You've got to love open source.) I'm of the opinion that must read lots of code in order to be able to write decent code yourself. The more diverse you read, the bette... (more…)

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Scraping Flight Data with Python

Note:  The code for this project can be found in this github repo. I have been building a new project that requires the prices of flights.  I looked for APIs but couldn’t find any that were f…

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Fun with Markov Chains, Python, and Twilio SMS

One of the many allures of Twitter is that you can tweet at your favorite celebrity and (maybe) get a response. Still though, tweeting isn’t quite as intimate as trading text messages. So we thought it’d be fun to use Markov Chains, Programmable SMS, and ... (more…)

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