Dataframe Schema

Posted on Sun 25 September 2022 in projects

DataFrame Schema is a small and slim package that does only one job - it checks if a given DataFrame fits certain list of defined expectation. It is heavily inspired by jsonschema, has only one dependency (Pydantic) and tries to be as simple and small as possible.

In our experience, we found that defining a very simple, explicit, and easy-to-generate definition of what we expect to get, is crucial in our day-to-day work.

Core Ideas

Compared to the alternatives, this package has few cornerstone ideas: 1. It is meant to be simple and easy to use, taking minimal time to use …

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MosPlus (PlutoPlus copycat)

Posted on Sun 27 September 2020 in projects

MosPlus is a forked version of of Cris Wong's awesome PlutoPlus project, built using open footprints for Moscow (Russia).

Building Footprint is a great Moscow Open Data Resource that contains a wealth of information about the city's building footprints, including address, cadaster zoning, status, registration data, and few more attributes.It contains information for the city's 145,000+ buildings, and includes 19 attributes for each one. That is (so far) a unique open data collection for Russia!

Moscow Building Footprint is quite large, available only through API and hard to use. That is why I forked and edited blueprints for …

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Projects I worked on at Ria Novosti (2013-2015)

Posted on Sat 02 May 2020 in projects

I've been working at Ria Novosty's Inforgraphics team as a data journalist/editor from 2012 to 2015. That was a pivotal moment for me as I "officially" left architectural career towards more data-related. It was a great experience for many reasons, including quick turn-around project management, collaboration with developers and designers, quite creative data analytics, time and opportunity to read a lot, learn a lot, and meet with many interesting people.

Despite being a (one of two) official Russian news agencies, our team was quite liberal both as a collective, and also in terms of work we've done. This wasn't …

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Other Projects

Posted on Wed 01 January 2020 in projects

This is an index of a few of my other projects. At some point I'll move each of them into a separate page and provide more details.