• Web Scraper with Beautiful Soup

    A very basic web gathers financial data from a website and saves the results to CSV for further data analysis.

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  • Why I write

    Someone recently asked me, why I write my newsletter and on this blog. Do I write for hope of fame, for praise or in pursuit of fortune? None of these are reason why I write.

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  • When did we start giving a shit what others think?

    On a typical warm Mexican evening, a small crowd gathers to appreciate a talented street performer. A melody so rich and uplifting that it cannot help but draw a smile to even the sourest of souls. Yet amongst this crowd, only one spectator truly shows their pleasure. A small girl, no more than eight years old, dances as if she were the only one there. Dancing without a care about what anyone thinks of her offbeat steps as she fully immerses herself into the beat. Living in the moment without the slightest regard of the irrelevant thoughts of bystanders.

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  • Static Website with Jekyll

    This website, created using the static website generator Jekyll.

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  • We become what we practice

    I recently read an article where the author aimed to achieve conversational fluency in a foreign language, but they felt like their mission was half-failed because they had an amazing mental database of vocabulary, but struggled to efficiently apply this knowledge in conversation. They had spent too much time learning vocabulary and not enough doing the activity itself, conversing.

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