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jeremybmerrill / keybase.md
Created Oct 16, 2014
keybase verification
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Keybase proof

I hereby claim:

  • I am jeremybmerrill on github.
  • I am jeremybmerrill (https://keybase.io/jeremybmerrill) on keybase.
  • I have a public key whose fingerprint is 1B27 B244 205A C0B3 AAED 0F02 7780 C469 4F62 1BA0

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jeremybmerrill / tabula-win-tester.rb
Last active Aug 29, 2015
Tracking down the commit that broke tabula-0.96 for Windows (issue #203)
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#!/usr/bin/env ruby
# Tabula 0.9.6 for Windows fails: Unknown Error (206) - __UNKNOWN_CONSTANT__
# for more discussion see https://github.com/tabulapdf/tabula/issues/203
require 'open3'
revisions = ["3286e6ce0a2ee9eee617b0b1b23c3ada1effcbac",
"41307d4c0085a8b3bad2797549bf6b94a8a765c3",
"45404fa07fb3ddaf2280ec03b7d2f84e20396e88", #fails UNKNOWN_CONSTANT
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jeremybmerrill / cyberlist.yml
Created Dec 23, 2014
Most common `cyber X` word-pairs in certain New York Times, ProPublica, Washington Post, Politico articles and congress speeches since sometime in 2013
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---
cyber security: 384
cyber threats: 87
cyber attacks: 826
cyber businesses: 1
cyber protection: 1
cyber espionage: 10
cyber surveillance: 1
cyber theft: 2
cyber area: 1
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jeremybmerrill / bpl-locations.geojson
Created Jan 2, 2015
Brooklyn Public Library locations in GeoJSON format
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jeremybmerrill / gist:1d058424aca5ebe2eb3d
Created Apr 7, 2015
export from RDS mysql to a CSV
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#
# on mac, replace TABGOESHERE with a tab by typing Ctrl-V then the Tab key
#
mysql -u USERNAME --database=dbname --host=HOST --batch -e "select * from tablename" |
sed 's/TABGOESHERE/","/g'| sed 's/^/"/g' | sed 's/$/"/g' | sed 's/\n//g' > destination.csv
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#! /usr/bin/env ruby
require 'pdfshaver'
# brew install ghostscript imagemagick #yikes
# brew install tesseract --HEAD # needs >=3.04
ARGV.each do |pdf|
puts pdf
pdf_basename = pdf.gsub(".pdf", '')
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jeremybmerrill / Resque.rake
Created Aug 10, 2012
Sample resque.rake for workers on multiple servers
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require 'resque/tasks'
require 'resque_scheduler'
require 'resque_scheduler/tasks'
require 'resque_scheduler/server'
rails_root = ENV['RAILS_ROOT'] || File.dirname(__FILE__) + '/../..'
rails_env = ENV['RAILS_ENV'] || 'development'
resque_config = YAML.load_file(rails_root + '/config/resque.yml') #contains Redis's location on the network for different Rails environments
Resque.redis = resque_config[rails_env]
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jeremybmerrill / PhotostreamJob.rb
Created Aug 10, 2012
PhotostreamJob demonstrates inheritance as a way of dynamically assigning a Resque job to a queue
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class PhotostreamJob < BaseJob
@queue = :photostreamphotos
end
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