Software Engineering & Travel Journal

Exploring the world, writing code.
August 14, 2017
Posted by Thiago Ricieri
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๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Flow Festival at Helsinki, Finland

I came to Helsinki for the Flow Festival, which brought Lana del Rey, Frank Ocean, The xx, Flume and many other talented artists. Besides the amazing festival, the city is very calm and the weather is nice in the summer.

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August 9, 2017
Posted by Thiago Ricieri
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๐Ÿ”— Instapaper Sunday, July 31st

Two links about how to be a better software engineer and Elon Musk's way of thinking is featured twice.

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August 9, 2017
Posted by Thiago Ricieri
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Understanding Expectation Maximization and Soft Clustering

This powerful algorithm will give you, for each data point you have, a vector of probabilities. Each probability will refer to each cluster you are trying to assign the data point to. Based on that, you can put the point to the cluster it is more probable to belong to.

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August 7, 2017
Posted by Thiago Ricieri
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๐ŸŽง Mixtape of August, 7th

ERIK and Dalton Wixom did an amaze job at U C Me. I'm so addicted to this music today! The chorus sticks at your head and you will keep singing it all day long.

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August 6, 2017
Posted by Thiago Ricieri
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๐Ÿณ๏ธโ€๐ŸŒˆ Brighton Pride Parade, United Kingdom

Brighton has one of the most famous Pride Festivals in Europe. This year, Years&Years and Petshop Boys were invited to play at the main stage. It was a hell of a weekend!

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August 4, 2017
Posted by Thiago Ricieri
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๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง London, United Kingdom

To visit London is always fun. There's so much to see in the city and so much going on. For example, the new musical "Aladdin" was screening the day I arrived. Also, the nightlife reminds me Brazil, very vibrant.

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August 1, 2017
Posted by Thiago Ricieri
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๐ŸŽง Mixtape of August, 1st

Savage, from Paces & Nyneย is the favorite of this week. The beat is so addicting, the remix is perfect.

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July 27, 2017
Posted by Thiago Ricieri
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๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช Brussels, Belgium

I couldn't leave Brussels before visiting the iconic atom building, which looks even bigger in person!ย 

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July 25, 2017
Posted by Thiago Ricieri
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When I got a hand from Sherlock Holmes to help a peer in his problem

This week one of my peers was facing a problem with one of our APIs. He pinged the infrastructure team in Slack warning them about it, saying the API was broken.ย 

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July 24, 2017
Posted by Thiago Ricieri
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๐ŸŽง Mixtape of July, 24th

The favorite of this week is Higher, a FKYA remix from The Naked And Famous.

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July 23, 2017
Posted by Thiago Ricieri
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๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช Tomorrowland at Boom, Belgium

This was my first ever time at the world-known Tomorrowland Music Festival, and it was amazing. I got the opportunity to see in person my favorite DJs such as Duke Dumont, Kungs, Alok, Alesso, Lost Frequencies and Robin Schulz. Really got me wanting to return every year!

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July 20, 2017
Posted by Thiago Ricieri
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K-Means Clustering: A very simple overview

A quick draft about K-Means Clustering, what it is, what it does and how to get started with it using SKLearn.

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