AirBnB Visualization

This is a followup visualization from my post on analyzing Boston’s AirBnB. The below embedding is less than perfect, so please check it out fullscreen. If it’s not rendering well for you, this is what you should see. The Python to convert the raw data to geojson is super straightforward. …

Digging into my Discord

I run a Discord server for my friends. We’ve essentially given up texting and now use Discord for virtually all communication. This server has been running since about January 2016, and we now have around 75 users and collectively we’ve sent almost 200,000 messages. I scraped all of this data …

Virus Propagation and Markov

Khan Academy Virus Propagation Part of the interview process at Khan Academy is to complete their interview project. This project deals with virus propagation through a directed network. We will be using the terms “graph” and “network” interchangeably, but I’m referring to the same thing for both. From a high …

An Introduction to Plotting in Python

After having some Applied Math friends rant to me at how awful plotting was in Python I decided to write up a quick guide to hopefully change their minds. Numpy This assumes a basic familiarity with numpy, although I’ll go over the basics really quickly just in case. The syntax/API …