I’m A Linux System Administrator – And Not By Design…

I possess an amazing capacity to get myself into trouble, computer trouble to be specific. This time, I found myself unable to run terminal app (macOS High Sierra version 10.13.6) or any of my other processes (VPN, Google…

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I’m Infamous – Thanks To Amazon Web Services!!!!

I recently wrote about transitioning this little ‘ol blog you are reading to Amazon’s Lightsail platform. Well what do you know, out of the blue I was subsequently contacted by Mike Coleman, a member of the AWS Lightsail…

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I’ll Be Attending DevConf.us2018 @…

For those of you interested in devcon-related issues, consider attending DevConf.us2018 at Boston University. Sponsored by Redhat and Boston University. Check it out and ping me on Twitter. There’s another event taking place in September; check it out!

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Where is Stephanie Today? – Washington, D.C., NASA Headquarters

This post is written as I prepare to attend NASA’s 2018 Earth Science Application Showcase at it’s Washington, D.C. headquarters. My research involves honey bees: their fertility, longevity, productivity and overall prosperity. Of especial interest: the central role…

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AWS Lightsail – I’ve Made the Transition (finally).

I decided to save myself a few bucks by moving this little old website of mine to the aws platform. At the advice of a friend, I chose Amazon’s Lightsail platform. Lightsail’s current price is $5.00/month and the…

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Version Control Short and Sweet: Git & Github

If you’re looking for a hassle-free introduction to the Git-Github platform look no more: Nico Castro’s tutorial is light and informative. If you haven’t already done so, create a Github account and start practicing!

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Modern Dive – A Graceful Intro to Data Science, Stats & R – Continuous Deployment

In May, I attended Albert Y. Kim’s statistical inference presentation. He and Chester Ismay have co-authored Modern Dive¬†, an open source, electronic textbook which gracefully guides its reader through the daunting subjects of data science, statistics and R.¬†…

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Dropbox Saved My Life (work life that is)… – Continuous Deployment

My managing partner requested some honey yield data in preparation for an upcoming Ted Talk in Provincetown on June 30th. I put roughly 10 hours of work into this effort and saved my work products(Excel, CSV, SQLite, and…

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Internet Safety – What To Do About Your Router – Continuous Deployment

Digital hygiene is a subject near and dear to my heart. I use a password manager, change passwords routinely, make them long, difficult and unique, use a VPN on all my devices, and monitor the firmware on my…

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R-ython or PR-ython or ???? – Continuous Deployment

File this story under “It’s about time” but R and Python are preparing to merge forces. Or more specifically, Hadley Wickham and Wes McKinney, the preeminent thought leaders and developers of R and Python respectively, are preparing to…

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