Running JupyterLab as a desktop application on Linux

JupyterLab has quickly become the standard for doing Data Science in Python. Arguably, the main reason for this is the notebook format, an idea introduced back in 1986 in the amazing Wolfram Mathematica. But the fact is there are just no decent alternatives. Rodeo seemed to be a very promising IDE focused on Data Science with a UI/UX very simil... Read more

Getting system notifications with R

So today I was making quite time consuming simulations in R, and I was wondering if there was a way to know when the simulations were finished so I could have a look at the results. Relevant xkcd: For those familiar with bash scripting in Linux, you can use notify-send to, well, send desktop notifications using the libnotify library. For thos... Read more