The Boombox Incident

In Seinfeld episode #163, “The Slicer”, George has just landed a cushy job at Kruger Industrial Smoothing, when he sees himself in the background of a family photo on his...

Noise generator

I often need to drown out distractions when trying to concentrate, and sometimes to do that I opt for using a noise generator. Searching for how to generate noise at...

Validation Curve Plot from GridSearchCV Results

For a course in machine learning I’ve been using sklearn’s GridSearchCV to find the best hyperparameters for some supervised learning models. I wanted to fix all but one of the...

Why OMSCS?

In the two years since applying to Georgia Tech’s online computer science master’s program (OMSCS for short), a question I’ve heard from family, friends, coworkers, and recruiters is, “Why OMSCS?”...

Delivering perf reports

A teammate and I are developing a generic scheduling system to replace the built-in Kubernetes CronJob scheduler for triggering thousands of periodic jobs. The built-in Kubernetes scheduler is too slow...