Category: Python

Time is a Flat Football: Michigan Wide Receivers 2015

  “Time is a Flat Football” is a series of posts which will explore players from Michigan football history members of the 2015 team resembles the most. Tackled in these posts will be the offensive “skill” position groups: Quarterbacks, Running Backs, and Receivers/Tight Ends. My apologies go out to the offensive line, but it’s very difficult to get o-line statistics, and… Read more →

Time is a Flat Football: Michigan Running Backs 2015

  “Time is a Flat Football” is a series of posts which will explore players from Michigan football history members of the 2015 team resembles the most. Tackled in these posts will be the offensive “skill” position groups: Quarterbacks, Running Backs, and Receivers/Tight Ends. My apologies go out to the offensive line, but it’s very difficult to get o-line statistics, and… Read more →

Finding Favorite Directors, Writers, and Actors with Pandas and Python

Since early 2011 I have been using the website Jinni.com to get recommendations on movies and TV shows. Through rating movies on a 1-10 scale, Jinni built an impressive personal taste profile based on a huge variety of factors. It’s been a valuable tool in helping me discover movies I had never even heard of before. This was all great, except… Read more →

Time is a Flat Football: Michigan Quarterbacks 2015

  “Time is a Flat Football” is a series of posts which will explore players from Michigan football history members of the 2015 team resembles the most. Tackled in these posts will be the offensive “skill” position groups: Quarterbacks, Running Backs, and Receivers/Tight Ends. My apologies go out to the offensive line, but it’s very difficult to get o-line statistics, and… Read more →

Scheduled Download Folder Cleanup with Python

Since diving back into Python some time ago, I’ve been coming up with scripts to make my life easier. One of my first creations is this very short and easy script which clears out my “Downloads” folder every evening at 7 PM. Here I’ll run through this simple five line script and explain it. Let’s get started!   If you’re anything like… Read more →