The Generalized Specialist: How Shakespeare, Da Vinci, and Kepler Excelled
Interdisciplinary knowledge is what allows us to see with new eyes.
5 weeks ago
This looks like wildly awesome text processing library.
javascript  dev 
6 weeks ago
Big Data, Small Effort
Big Data, Small Effort – Track Changes via Instapaper

Short description of why datasette is such a cool application.
IFTTT  Instapaper  database  open 
6 weeks ago
Know Your Competition
Good mental model for the kinds of competition faced in different domains and how to think about the sort of conditions that are needed to succeed in them.
competition  success 
6 weeks ago
Example Roadmap - Google Docs
An example product roadmap, from the blog post "On Writing Product Roadmaps".
11 weeks ago
Escaping e-mail hell – The Year of the Looking Glass – Medium
Great advice on email writing. Be succint. Define clearly what you expect of the recipients (bold action items). Know your intention before you start writing.
email  writing  productivity 
12 weeks ago
On this day
Fashioning a daily devotional out of Thoreau, the Peanuts.
october 2017
Using R in Sublime Text 3
I like having a quick R scratch pad available and RStudio's project orientation makes it not always ideal for that.
october 2017
A Gojko Adzic framework for easy node.js serverless apps.
aws  cloud  lambda  nodejs 
october 2017
Interpreted String Literals • glue
Excellent string interpolation library, including query building support for SQL.
packages  r 
october 2017
Static and dynamic network visualization with R
Incredibly comprehensive guide to network visualization in R.
dataviz  network  r  visualization 
october 2017
the cloudyr project
R packages for interacting with cloud APIs
r  aws 
october 2017
sferik/t: A command-line power tool for Twitter.
A fine means of taking a Twitter break:

t followings | xargs t mute
cli  github  ruby  twitter 
september 2017
Immutable Database
How to use lateral joins to build a Postgres database out of immutable facts.
database  programming 
september 2017
Productivity Tools
These are all great visual tools for making progress visible.
design  gtd  productivity  tools 
july 2017
Ocean's Eleven / Headscratchers - TV Tropes
Catalogue of the most preposterous plot points from the modern Ocean's Eleven franchise.
heist  movies 
july 2017
Exponential Smoothing for Time Series Forecasting
This walks through how you build up from an exponentially weighted moving average to full Holt-Winters forecasting. The technique shared here covers forecasting based on a baseline level, linear trend, and some kind of periodicity in the data.
forecast  dataviz  metrics 
june 2017
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