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Ever wonder how shows and movies make sure their science is sound?

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I ran into a problem while upgrading code from Python 2 to Python 3 that required me to downgrade matplotlib to version 2.2.3 in order to get the functionality in place (all tests were passing except for plotting). Once that dust settled, I attempted to individually upgrade to matplotlib==3.0.2 and ran into trouble with how scatter parses color sequences. I had a lot of trouble finding a good solution online, but after sifting through a lot of forums and GitHub issues1, and trying many permutations of different syntaxes, I finally came around to a “clean” solution that passed the tests as they were written.

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Porting from Python 2 to 3

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It’s that time of year again!

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A possible model to explain the visual field distortions perceived by those hallucinating

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This article was one I found insightful and I agreed with most of its advice.

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I recently discovered the ease with which you can download data about who you know.

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The need for Uncertainty Quantification has never been greater.

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Programming has enabled me to do so much more than the research I perform as part of my dissertation work.

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Metaphor allows us to explain that which is novel with that which is familiar.

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You’re not lost in life, you’re just early in the process

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There has always been something about group-work in school that I resisted during childhood. I resented the forced pace of it all.

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In one sense, I’m a big believer in deadlines. However, what I really want to talk about is when deadlines impose on opportunities.

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You have to find someone you want to learn from.

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Why was this option, this opportunity only entering my realm of awareness now? This late in the game, with graduation around the corner.

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How was it that these students were three, four, even seven years ahead of where I was in regards to their connections?

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Math or Art?: An event

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