Check out some blog posts I've written about various topics.
I don't post very often, but I try to make each post count.
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On Zero Trust Programming
Explore the concept of Zero Trust Programming (ZTP), which applies the Zero Trust security model to code, allowing granular permissions and enhancing open source software security. Discover ZTP's potential benefits in reducing vulnerabilities and improving audit processes, while considering the challenges and tradeoffs. Learn how ZTP could be implemented in existing or new languages and ecosystems.
I recently built a URL shortener using Rust, Tokio, and Axum, and in this blog post, I'm sharing my experience. From selecting the right tech stack to load testing the application, I cover everything that went into building this service.
Re-Re-Rewriting My Site in Astro
Recapping the process of rewriting my personal site and blog using the new Astro framework.
Serving ML Models with gRPC
gRPC APIs are fast, efficient, and type-safe. Next time you need to create an ML prediction service, ditch REST and give gRPC a shot!
Handling ML Predictions in a Flask App
Two suggested design patterns for making machine learning predictions (or handling other long-running tasks) in Flask apps by adding API routes and Celery.
Painless Data Augmentation with BigQuery
Google Cloud's BigQuery is a great tool for data scientists to easily augment their datasets with external data – using BigQuery's public datasets.
Algorithmic Color Palettes
Using Unsupervised Machine Learning algorithms to generate color palettes from film stills.
Data Scientists, Start Using Profilers
A profiler can show you exactly which parts are taking the most time, allowing you to see which sections to spend time optimizing to speed up your code.
Take Full Control of Your Python Plots with Jinja
Next time you want to make a fully customized plot in Python ditch matplotlib and try Jinja. Here's a short tutorial to help you get started.
Predicting Spotify Track Skips
Metis Data Science Bootcamp project using machine learning to predict Spotify user track skips for the "Spotify Sequential Skip Prediction Challenge".
Quickly Load CSVs into PostgreSQL Using Python and Pandas
Learn a fast way to use Python and Pandas to import CSV data into a Postgres database. Let Pandas infer data types and create the SQL schema for you.