I occassionally read Darren Wilkinson's blog, and you should too. He talks about some pretty interesting stuff in the scientific and statistical computing fields. I've taken »

When I produce a plot, I'm working in vim on a python script that I can save and reuse later for reproducibility. My workflow goes something »

So numpy.cumsum is pretty useful. It returns an array of the running sum of elements from another array. In [1]: a = np.array([1, 2, »

Given a function $f$, it is often useful to have an understanding of the derivative $f'$. Derivatives are useful in all fields of science, but they »

First things first, mad props to Rhys Ulerich for coming up with this title. In my last post, I gave a very brief introduction into matplotlib. »