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### my-script — does one thing well
### Usage:
### my-script <input> <output>
### Options:
### <input> Input file to read.
### <output> Output file to write. Use '-' for stdout.
IanColdwater / twittermute.txt
Last active Apr 15, 2021
Here are some terms to mute on Twitter to clean your timeline up a bit.
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Mute these words in your settings here:
pncnmnp / news_corpus.txt
Last active Jun 10, 2020
22 years ( 1995 - 2017 ) worth of news scrapped from Wikipedia ( with dates )
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Current events of September 3, 1995 (1995-09-03) (Sunday) :
eBay is founded.
Current events of September 6, 1995 (1995-09-06) (Wednesday) :
NATO air strikes against Bosnian Serb forces continue, after repeated attempts at a solution to the Bosnian War fail.
Current events of September 19, 1995 (1995-09-19) (Tuesday) :
The Washington Post and The New York Times publish the Unabomber's manifesto.
Current events of September 22, 1995 (1995-09-22) (Friday) :
American millionaire Steve Forbes announces his candidacy for the 1996 Republican presidential nomination.
Current events of September 23, 1995 (1995-09-23) (Saturday) :
niksudan /
Last active Mar 23, 2021
How to create a new Minecraft Server with DigitalOcean

Creating a new Minecraft Server

This is a short and simple guide on how to set up a multiplayer server running the latest version of Minecraft.

This guide has been tested on Ubuntu 16.04 and 18.04.


Create a new Ubuntu droplet on DigitalOcean. Make sure it has at least 2GB of RAM, and you provide it with your SSH key.


FWIW: I'm not the author of the content presented here (which is an outline from Edmond Lau's book). I've just copy-pasted it from somewhere over the Internet, but I cannot remember what exactly the original source is. I was also not able to find the author's name, so I cannot give him/her the proper credits.

Effective Engineer - Notes

What's an Effective Engineer?

primaryobjects / script.js
Created Jul 18, 2016
Posting binary WAV file from javascript to R shiny server.
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// See also
// Blob is your binary data.
// blob = ...;
// Encode the data and post to server.
var reader = new FileReader();
reader.onloadend = function() {
base64data = reader.result;
conormm /
Last active Apr 16, 2021
R to Python: Data wrangling with dplyr and pandas

R to python data wrangling snippets

The dplyr package in R makes data wrangling significantly easier. The beauty of dplyr is that, by design, the options available are limited. Specifically, a set of key verbs form the core of the package. Using these verbs you can solve a wide range of data problems effectively in a shorter timeframe. Whilse transitioning to Python I have greatly missed the ease with which I can think through and solve problems using dplyr in R. The purpose of this document is to demonstrate how to execute the key dplyr verbs when manipulating data using Python (with the pandas package).

dplyr is organised around six key verbs:

bastman /
Created Mar 31, 2016
docker cleanup guide: containers, images, volumes, networks

Docker - How to cleanup (unused) resources

Once in a while, you may need to cleanup resources (containers, volumes, images, networks) ...

delete volumes

// see:

$ docker volume rm $(docker volume ls -qf dangling=true)
$ docker volume ls -qf dangling=true | xargs -r docker volume rm
aitor /
Last active Aug 3, 2016 — forked from syntagmatic/
Nutrition Parallel Sets
dannguyen /
Last active Dec 21, 2019
Cleaning, summing up the State of Iowa Liquor Sales dataset

Iowa Liquor Sales dataset via Socrata/

(preliminary exploration)

The state of Iowa has released an 800MB+ dataset of more than 3 million rows showing weekly liquor sales, broken down by liquor category, vendor, and product name, e.g. STRAIGHT BOURBON WHISKIES, Jim Beam Brands, Maker's Mark

This dataset contains the spirits purchase information of Iowa Class “E” liquor licensees by product and date of purchase from January 1, 2014 to current. The dataset can be used to analyze total spirits sales in Iowa of individual products at the store level.

You can view the dataset via Socrata