Three hexagons with cartoon animals. The first has five octopuses, the second has a stork, and the third has a wildebeest.
Three hexagons with cartoon animals. The first has five octopuses, the second has a stork, and the third has a wildebeest.
Logos for octopod, stork, and wildebeest libraries

When I first started at ShopRunner three years ago, my coworker Hanna and I excitedly chose Harry Potter as the theme for our repo names. …


Today I went down a long rabbit hole trying to solve a linting error for a coworker. Our team at ShopRunner uses numpy docstrings, and we check our code with flake8 and flake8-docstrings.

My coworker had written a method that looked like this:

When we ran flake8, we kept getting this error “D414 Section has no content” on the first line of the docstring (“This is a dope docstring”). …


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Cow (“borrowed” from a coworker) hanging out in Recurse Center library with the “Oh Shit, Git” zine

Before RC

I first heard about the Recurse Center in 2016. …

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Nicole Carlson

Data Science Manager at ShopRunner. Pronouns: she/her/hers

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