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How to be Black

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I just finished Baratunde Thurston’s How to be Black, a wonderful “satirical guide to race issues – written for black people and those who love them”.

Git: Blocked ssh port

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I mostly clone GitHub and Bitbucket repositories using SSH URLs, so that I can protect this access with an SSH private/public keypair. Unfortunately, some fi...

Git: Stash tips

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I’m a big fan of using git stash to shelve some changes in my repository so that I can move on to some other task. Here are some advanced git stash commands ...

The Modal American

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When trying to characterize a dataset, we often reach for the old standby: the mean of each property. If we give it some more thought, we might consider usin...