Interesting links posted to our internal Slack channel this week.
- An introduction to scientific Python: Pandas. To recap, Pandas is a software library written for the Python programming language for data manipulation and analysis.
- Material design: Google’s guidelines using a visual language that synthesizes classic principles of good design with the innovation and possibility of technology and science.
- Getting to know the fundamentals of Docker.
- How to get started with data science in Docker containers.
- On Github: Django migration testcase.
- On Github: RapidPro Development Server—A hosted service to visually build interactive messaging applications.
- Some neat CSS magic: the
- Tips on prioritizing and finding time to become a better developer.
- How to write an excellent programming blog—video and slides.
- Facebook has Instant Articles platform and it is already raising concerns from platform access to net neutrality.
- Etsy’s perspective on project post-mortem, or retrospectives, and quality control for future projects.
- Researchers ponder the paradoxical finding that at community colleges, online classes result in lower grades but more completed degrees. (Premium content)
- The Smithsonian launches the Learning Lab, to make the museum’s multimedia resources more accessible for teachers.
- Chemical engineering professor at the University of Illinois recreated Michael Faraday’s 19th century lectures on The Chemical History of a Candle.
- One NVIDIA engineer developed an AI to shoo cats away from pooping on his lawn.
Cat: 0, Robot: 1.