nytimes.com belongs squarely in the #GDPRHallOfShame as it sends you to multiple external sites in order to opt out.
It also provides an opt out button which is (a) hidden and (b) doesn't include advertising cookies.
I think I've shamed them before, but wth, one more doesn't hurt.
Pandas TA worklog update Show more
I have had quite a hard time trying to compute a linear regression out of a rolling #pandas DataFrame window. I thought this would be rather easy, but as it turns out, `rolling` is a hard nut to crack when you are trying to stray off the beaten path.
I wanted to solve this with the least number of external dependencies, but it seems like i should give the `statsmodels` package a try. I found an example that seems to be working here: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/19991445/run-an-ols-regression-with-pandas-data-frame#19991632
Does anyone here still remember #BeOS? https://www.computerworld.com.au/article/646410/beta-release-nears-beos-inspired-open-source-os-haiku/ #OSS
We're really worried that this could affect services like ActivePub/Mastodon instances, opening them up to lawsuits or requiring expensive filters.
A few thoughts on #Medium, I have been pondering on for a while: https://preslav.me/2018/09/05/medium-walled-garden/ #readmystuff #2cents
#Mastodon is in that early stage, you know, in which you read your toots in one app, and reply in another. I love it,and I’m glad to have joined early enough, to have something to tell newcomers 10 years down the road 😉
It'd be good if Mastodon had a "mute this individual post" option. Then I wouldn't have to see the same popular toot dozens of times when the people I'm following boost it.
Same goes for muting replies to a particular post you've created. You don't lose anything as you can just go back and review the toot later if you want to see how the thread continued.
Just heard the news. So, that's it for #Theranos, I guess. https://www.wsj.com/articles/blood-testing-firm-theranos-to-dissolve-1536115130?mod=e2tw
Never forget the insanity that was the OpenOffice mouse. (Is this #retrocomputing already?)
Side project update Show more
I added a new indicator yesterday, called Average True Range (ATR) which is a widely used volatility measurement tool.
"Big problems are rarely solved with commensurately big solutions. Instead, they are most often solved by a sequence of small solutions, sometimes over decades."
- ‘SWITCH’ by Dan and Chip Heath
Man y'all ever think about how incredibly stupid it is that the internet is almost entirely financed by advertising. Like, imagine if busses were only paid for using the revenue from bus ads. And if not enough people looked at the ads for Target or a legal firm specializing in slip-and-falls, then their bus route stopped existing. How stupid would that be. That's basically what we're doing right now, but with online.
Holy crap. Malware hidden in a strand of DNA hijacks the computer that analyzes that particular gene sequence.
We're going to live in a very weird world man.
I will not build a $40k computer that can play Tetris. I will not build a $40k computer that can play Tetris: http://www.megaprocessor.com
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