A smart email & SMS bot on AWS using R

On how I built a bot to check my email every 15 minutes and help me automate my email tasks.

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A tale of two Johns

Why do men called John outnumber all women as CEOs, Senators and on death row?

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How to generate a Bitcoin vanity address using a Mac

A not very good instruction that nonetheless worked for me.

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On proof of work and competitive industries: Ponzis, bubbles, buying high and selling low

On why many intellectual jobs are pretend jobs, why pretend work is actually a valid way of assessing real work, and on how pretend work can be used as a ponzi scheme with others at the top.

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My time in Utrecht

A review of my graduate education. What I learned in the last two years and what I hope to achieve in the next five.

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Leaflet timeline in R

How to make a timeline of GPS measurements.

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Time Series analysis for Facebook message volume

Made for a class. Thought I'd share.

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Raising money for friends hurt by Hurricane Irma

For the last year I have been helping people in Cuba sell tourism services online. In practice, this usually means creating accomodation listings on sites like Airbnb...

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Implementing a Kalman filter in R for Android GPS measurements

I've been playing around with my data from Google...

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Costa Rican Saints

One of the first things a traveller notices when going to Costa Rica is that almost every town or city is named after a Saint. Growing up in Costa Rica, I just assumed this was something true of all Latin American countries, a legacy of Spanish colonial times. California has San Jose, San Fransisco, etc. I thought it was like that from California to Argentina. After some travelling in Latin America I realised this was simply not true. Read On →