Archive for June, 2017

Tuesday, June 20th, 2017

Zen of NumPy

Travis Oliphant, creator of NumPy the array package for Python, wrote a analog to the Zen of Python for NumPy: Strided is better than scattered Contiguous is better than strided Descriptive is better than imperative (use data-types) Array-oriented is often better than object-oriented Broadcasting is a great idea — use where possible Vectorized is better […]

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Thursday, June 15th, 2017

Maps for Great American Eclipse of 2017

I will be posting more about the Great American Eclipse of 2017 this summer. To start off with, NASA has made some great maps of where the total eclipse will be visible from: On August 21, 2017, the moon will pass between Earth and the sun in a total solar eclipse that will be visible […]

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