I’ll Be Attending DevConf.us2018 @…

For those of you interested in devcon-related issues, consider attending DevConf.us2018 at Boston University. Sponsored by Redhat and Boston University. Check it out and ping me on Twitter. There’s another event taking place in September; check it out!

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Where is Stephanie Today? – Washington, D.C., NASA Headquarters

This post is written as I prepare to attend NASA’s 2018 Earth Science Application Showcase at it’s Washington, D.C. headquarters. My research involves honey bees: their fertility, longevity, productivity and overall prosperity. Of especial interest: the central role…

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AWS Lightsail – I’ve Made the Transition (finally).

I decided to save myself a few bucks by moving this little old website of mine to the aws platform. At the advice of a friend, I chose Amazon’s Lightsail platform. Lightsail’s current price is $5.00/month and the…

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Version Control Short and Sweet: Git & Github

If you’re looking for a hassle-free introduction to the Git-Github platform look no more: Nico Castro’s tutorial is light and informative. If you haven’t already done so, create a Github account and start practicing!

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Modern Dive – A Graceful Intro to Data Science, Stats & R – Continuous Deployment

In May, I attended Albert Y. Kim’s statistical inference presentation. He and Chester Ismay have co-authored Modern Dive , an open source, electronic textbook which gracefully guides its reader through the daunting subjects of data science, statistics and R. …

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Dropbox Saved My Life (work life that is)… – Continuous Deployment

My managing partner requested some honey yield data in preparation for an upcoming Ted Talk in Provincetown on June 30th. I put roughly 10 hours of work into this effort and saved my work products(Excel, CSV, SQLite, and…

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Internet Safety – What To Do About Your Router – Continuous Deployment

Digital hygiene is a subject near and dear to my heart. I use a password manager, change passwords routinely, make them long, difficult and unique, use a VPN on all my devices, and monitor the firmware on my…

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R-ython or PR-ython or ???? – Continuous Deployment

File this story under “It’s about time” but R and Python are preparing to merge forces. Or more specifically, Hadley Wickham and Wes McKinney, the preeminent thought leaders and developers of R and Python respectively, are preparing to…

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Production Ready Python – Laura Stone of Boston DevOps – Continuous Deployment

Threatstack hosted the April meeting of PyLadies Boston. The topic: Production Ready Python. The presenter: Laura Stone, a senior site reliability engineer at Klaviyo and Boston DevOps mover and shaker. The/A Testing Pyramid (“Testing is hard!”). The majority of…

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PyCon 2018 – Rehearsal Session 1 – Continuous Deployment

VMWare Boston graciously hosted (pizza, salad, drinks, excellent location AND they’re hiring!) the April meeting of the Boston Python User Group. With PyCon 2018 upcoming, the meeting was entirely devoted entirely to rehearsals of presentations, of which there were…

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