The other day I was thinking about all of the ways people consume news. I was wondering what was the best source of news was out of all the news sites on the Internet. This has been of interest to me ever since I started the HEADLIN3S project a few years ago. News sites haven’t… Continue reading Wheres Zup News Sites
If you know anything about me you know that I love the Google Cloud Platform and Firebase in particular. If there is on thing I don’t love about Firestore is that there is no simple way to import json into Firebase. Google really has nailed a system for publishing a web app, and with Firebase… Continue reading Import JSON into Firebase Firestore
Back in the day all the websites I created were static websites. I’m talking about like 1995-ish. Back then I was super excited when I figured out how to get an html form to use Perl and the cgi-bin to send an email… These days even with PHP, Django, Rails, etc. there are times when… Continue reading Create a static website from a Google Storage Bucket
Darling if you only knew, half as much as everybody thinks you do… — Donald Jay Fagen / Walter Carl Becker Yes, yet another Python project named after a song. Unlike Where It’s At, this data collection project is named after an unfortunate Steely Dan disco meets doobie brothers song called I Got The News… Continue reading I Got The News
Way back when, we used to run RedHat servers at D2. I was even RedHat certified at one point. These days I run Ubuntu locally and Debian (mostly) on the GCP. But I’ve always had a soft spot for RedHat. So when I saw that they were offering a free trial of their cloud service… Continue reading Django on RedHat OpenShift
I’ve been doing this for a while… There has never been a more loaded phrase in the dev world. Sure, it means that I have experience. It also means that I am old.
Over the weekend I took a GCP (Google Cloud Platform) class on Coursera. Why? What do you do on your weekends?
Every Monday my bots are triggered and are unleashed to crawl the web; gathering various and sundry data. I sort my collected information into a few different pigeon holes, one of which is people in the news…
As I’ve done every Monday this year, this morning I ran my scripts that gather data about the potential Democratic presidential nominees. I’ve crunched those numbers, and run them through a bit of machine learning magic, and generated predictions. The predictions are the percentage chance that each significant candidate gets the Democratic Party 2020 Presidential… Continue reading Democratic Party 2020 Nominee Prediction in April 2019
Welcome to the March 2019 version of my quest to provide continual snapshots of who is winning the race to be the Democratic nominee in 2020. After a suggestion by a reader over on Minds I have switched up the format a little. I am now providing actual percentages of each candidates chances to… Continue reading March 2019 Democratic Candidates Chances for the 2020 Presidential Nomination