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  1. Tournament Report: Denver Open 2019 (my first chess tournament!)

    A report from my first chess tournament at the 2019 Denver Open. I finished with 3 points out of 5 games and a new provisional USCF rating of 1615.

  2. Instructive Chess YouTubers I Watch

    My favorite chess YouTubers who play longer time controls.

  3. Joomla! Contact Form Spam and Slow ssdnodes.com Tech Support

    Had a painful experience with ssdnodes.com tech support after a website I host was used to send some spam emails.

  4. Use VEC/Infinity USB Foot Pedal as a Keyboard Under Linux

    How to get a VEC USB (Infinity "IN-USB-1" or "IN-USB-2") foot controller to work under linux.

  5. A First Exercise in Natural Language Processing with Python: Counting Hapaxes

    A tutorial on simple NLP tasks with Python which serves as an introduction to several libraries: NLTK, spaCy, and Pattern.