Expressions of Emotions in Commit Messages

An exploration of expressions of emotions, issues and swearing in GitHub commit messages based on data from the GitHub Archive.

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Automating Browser Tasks without Distraction on Ubuntu

How to automate browser tasks on Ubuntu using Selenium from Python without displaying a browser window.

A Simple Hack to Write Better Commit Messages

This article describes a simple and effective method to write better commit messages for people who commit directly from the command line.

Visualizations »

Who Engages more in Fatal Stupidity: Men or Women?

A recent study evaluated the sex differences in idiotic behavior by looking at the gender of 318 Darwin Award winners from 1995 to 2014.

Daily Calorie Intake in the US from 1970-2010

A stacked area graph to visualize the evolution of calorie intake by food group from 1970-2010 in the United States.

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Python Text Processing with NLTK 2.0 Cookbook

A review of the Python Text Processing with NLTK 2.0 Cookbook that covers text categorization, topic identification, stemming, lemmatization, tokenization, corpus creation and more.

Mining the Social Web

A review of the book Mining the Social Web about collecting, analyzing, and visualizing data from social networks like Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

Tools »

Shirt Color Helper for Redbubble and Zazzle

The Shirt Color Helper is a tool to help choosing colors when you create t-shirt designs for Redbubble and Zazzle.

A Bookmarklet to Replace Force(s) with Horse(s) based on xkcd 1418

This bookmarklet replaces the words force with horse and forces with horses to make sad news a bit more fun based on xkcd 1418.