This section of the site is for quick notes, usually to quickly capture the details of something I have found useful at work.
The original motivation was to experiment with what the Government Digital Service call Make things Open: it makes things better.
The main benefit to me of splitting this from the main blog area is that it helps kill writer’s block :-)
A second notebook test with some course notes on Linear Regression
This is a test of importing Jupyter notebooks directly as work notes using the Academic CLI print(1+1) 2
Development Containers work well with WSL2 and GitHub Codespaces, found problems from Windows
Passing objects from a third-party library between functions required a deep-dive into the internals.
Learning some core features of Datasette, using a small but interesting set of data from the DfE
Summarising some key principles from Mick Vleeshouwer.
More nuances in making a useful facts table from Dynamics sales data
Still learning the basics of working with Parquet files and PySpark