Coding STEM

Calculating Euclidean Distance in Python

Euclidean distance is the length of the line segment between two points in Euclidean space. It can be calculated from the Cartesian coordinates of the points using the Pythagorean theorem. It is a simple formula enough to be calculated by hand but powerful enough to be used in Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence applications for […]

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UPDATED: Find out more about your birthday

Sometime ago, I shared my code on how to determined the day of the week of someone’s birthday based on the DOB. You can check the original post here: https://flyingsalmon.net/which-day-were-you-born/Today, however, I am extending it a little further and also showing additional information about the birthday. For example:The key news/historical events of that day!What generation […]

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Coding STEM

Word definitions, synonyms, antonyms via RAPIDAPI

This program gets all definitions of a user-entered word from WORDS API service called RAPIDAPI. Once connected, the response is in JSON and we display the meanings neatly on screen as well as optionally write (append) the word and its meanings(s) and part-of-speech to a csv file. Demonstrates: 1) how to get word definition using […]

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