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If you take away the hype, blockchains remain mega-cool

I’ve heard some valid crit­i­cism of blockchain tech: it is a very inef­fi­cient data­base, there’s noth­ing sub­stan­tial­ly new peo­ple are doing with it, DeFi is self-ref­er­en­­tial. All of these have some truth in them. On top of this the indus­try is over-hyped and inun­dat­ed by star­tups with mil­lions in fund­ing and flashy web­sites with a …

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COVID news topics

Top­ic Mod­el­ing is an unsu­per­vised learn­ing pro­ce­dure sim­i­lar to clus­ter­ing. In this post I give a brief overview of Top­ic Mod­el­ing, present my library trans­former­topic and apply it to scraped news about COVID 

Easily create cool random images in python with randimage

I was plan­ning to add pro­file pic­tures to my now defunct social-app for musi­cians Riff on That and I want­ed to offer a ran­dom­ly gen­er­at­ed pic­ture as a default option. I had a look around for exist­ing solu­tions in python and could­n’t find any­thing to my lik­ing, so I came up with randim­age. This is …

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