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Coding Projects

A list of all my coding projects ordered by project size.


Currently looking for a FinTech or Data Science job. Contact me via LinkedIn.

I have a business-tech background. You can find more info on my CV.


Noisy Stocks

  • Big data application which automatically generates spurious stock correlations between stock price and rainfall based on historical movers & shakers.

  • Published online on noisystocks.com.

  • Orchestrator code & additional info on Github.

  • Features:

    • Blazing fast. Can process 60+ stocks to a fully published state in less than 5 minutes.

    • Automatically finds correlations based on time series

    • Optimized Big Data database

      • more than 870 million weather & 14 million stock datapoints
      • 90+% compression rate
    • Decouples back-end & front-end securely using Jamstack architecture.

    • Strongly typed Python using Pydantic & Pandera to increase reliability

    • Fully idempotent. No matter how many times you run the program, the result will be as if it only ran once. A very useful property in case your computer loses power suddenly.

    • DevOps best practices:

      • Continuous Integration
      • Continuous Deployment
      • Reproducable development environment

Personal Website

  • The blazing fast website you're on right now!
  • Technology: Gatsby & React
  • Based on Jodie by LekoArts with additional customizations

Photo Mosiac

  • Creates a beautiful photomosaic
  • Technology: Python 3
  • Library: Pillow Image Library, tqdm (progress bar)
  • Available on Github

Game Of Life

  • Library to simulate Conway's Game Of Life
  • Technology: Python 3
  • Paradigm: Object-Oriented
  • Available on Github

Sudoku Solver

  • Recursively solves all 9x9 sudokus using backtracking
  • Technology: Custom-made C library for speed, Python 3 for usability
  • Libraries: Ctypes (extending Python with C)
  • Available on Github

URL Mapping & Validation Tool

  • Made a tool to help ensure a smooth website migration
  • Technology: Python 3
  • The software is proprietary. It was made during my internship at Deloitte
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