Include variables in Markdown cells of JupyterLab Notebooks

Including variables in a JupyterLab Notebook's Markdown cells seems like a basic thing. Turns out it is not. It's simply not yet supported out of the box. Here is how to do it anyways. Moreover, learn how to selectively hide code cells when exporting your Notebook. Improve the aesthetics and dynamic capabilities of your Notebook by using this simple approach.

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Build custom skills for Alexa with Python and Flask-Ask

Alexa is Amazon’s voice guided assistant. It is affordable, has many helpful functions, and can be enhanced with custom skills. Are you missing a feature? Become a developer and implement it yourself! With basic Python knowledge you can quickly learn how to build your own skills.

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Investigating bike rentals in Cologne - Part 2: Map visualization

In this multi part post, I will take a look at the bike rental system in Cologne. In the first part we applied web-scraping and XML parsing to retrieve data and build a dataset of bike locations. Now, we will deal with geospatial tools and map visualization in order to search for interesting patterns in the bike-rental data.

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Solving unconfirmed Bitcoin transactions in Electrum

There are a handful solutions for dealing with unconfirmed bitcoin transactions. However, depending on the case only a few of those might be viable. In this post, I describe how to apply the child pays for parent method in electrum. It is a solution that works most times.

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