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Jun 16, 2018

Avi and Bugsby discuss Bugsby's data science process and brainstorm a design for a tool to improve it. There is a great deal of programming jargon and philosophy.


Command-line interface (e.g. bash)

Bugsby's workflow

  • Gather data
  • Process data with commands/scripts
  • Feed processed data to model building
  • Produce output which may get piped to something else


Visual programming

XKCD - is time spent automating a task worth it 

Semantic web

GUI ("gooey")

"repl" (read-evaluate-print loop) command line





Using Dynalist - store instructions in the form of a work log, be able to "tag" sections of it as "programs"

Unit testing


Transaction log (in the sense of database or file system)

Software liberal