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A First Post

I start this blog with no expectations of readership. It’s merely a record of my path to entering the world of data science – one that I know doubt will see me to the end of my professional career. 247 more words


Modelling Game Mechanics using a Monte Carlo Simulation – Part 2

So in the previous post, we covered the challenges behind balancing randomised mechanics in game design and the use of Monte Carlo simulations to aid in this. 521 more words

Computational Science

How we use gevent to go fast

“Not too long ago we were tackling the challenge of fixing a legacy Python system and converting a two-year old single-threaded codebase with hundreds of thousands of lines of code to a multi-threaded codebase. 55 more words


Finding Waldo, an algorithmic approach!

Recently, my niece asked for my help in finding Waldo. Little did she know that my parents often compare my attention span with that of a certain freshwater animal (more on that later). 782 more words


Efficient computation and storage of basic data statistics using Redis

This post describes a script for efficient computation and storage of the mean and variance corresponding to data from multiple sources. It uses Redis as a backend storage system. 845 more words