• Lights, Camera, GitHub, Actions: My Favorite GitHub Actions

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    GitHub Actions allow you to automate some workflows directly on GitHub when code is pushed, at regular intervals or triggered manually. While it takes a bit of setup, the advantages are well worth the time required to get acquainted with this advanced feature of GitHub. In this post I’ll outline...


  • DeckLock part 4: Flesh and Blood

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    Flesh and Blood has been gaining a lot of traction as a Trading Card Game, and I recently picked up two preconstructed decks to check out the game. It also would be great to add this new game to DeckLock as it seem interesting, and I’m pretty sure I’ll pick...


  • KeyForge: How many decks were printed ?

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    KeyForge is often advertised as having 104 septillion possible decks per set (that is 104 followed by 24 zeros), but how many of those decks actually exist? Fantasy Flight Games never released data on how many decks were printed per run. Though with Dark Tiding having Evil Twin decks (exact...


  • Capture-Mark-Recapture model in PyMC3

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    Imagine you wish to know how many fish are in a rather large pond… The water is murky so forget about counting them easily… In ecology this is a common problem! The population size of a species often needs to be known, but it is either impractical or simply impossible...


  • COVID-19 impact on KeyForge

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    All our lives were impacted by COVID-19, but what was the impact on KeyForge sales? There was a very technical post last month, this on is intended for everyone that cares about KeyForge, but not the details of how to create models. 500 000 fewer decks registered during COVID This...


  • Clustering the Palmer Station penguin data, using PyMC3

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    This post will be all about trying to infer the species various observations originated from, without actually having access to the labels. This might sound like a far-fetched example, but it happens more often than you might expect in biology! When studying large animals you can usually find clear differences...


  • Bayesian analysis of sales data, using PyMC3

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    Bayesian analysis and probabilistic programming is fairly different from ‘regular’ analysis. So here I’ll take you through my first attempt at using PyMC3 to analyse sales data of KeyForge decks and explore the effects of COVID-19 restrictions and releasing new content. PyMC3 takes some getting used to, but at the...

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