Charlie Patterson

Bits of code, reflections, and projects for the sake of learning

Recent posts

Sep 17, 2020
Sorting an Array by Absolute Value Implementing selection sort or using a built-in function.
Jun 1, 2020
Getting Acquainted with HTTP Learning about HTTP by seeing it in the real world.
Apr 23, 2020
Recurse Center: Day 25 Reflections from day 25 of RC.
Mar 31, 2020
Recurse Center: Day 1 Reflecting on the first day of RC.
Jul 12, 2019
Counting Files and Comparing Directories in Linux Using pipes, wc, and diffs for cli fun.
Jul 12, 2018
Using Regex for Messy Webscraping When you scrape a site with hand-coded, inconsistent html where else can you turn?
Mar 21, 2018
Deduplication with Fuzzywuzzy and Stanford CoreNLP Using open source tools to clean scraped data and eliminate duplicate Chinese Corruption reports.