How I created my perfect work-from-home happy place.

My workstation (Feb 2021)

If you want advice on how to set up a great workstation, you might find some helpful info in this post. I will also include links to all of the components that I think were crucial to creating my dream setup.

In November 2020, the motherboard of my laptop fried…

Advice on how to be more consistent in your educational journey.

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Over the last few weeks, I’ve taken a break from writing to focus on applying to internships. But as I was driving to class today, a question began to bother me.

With all the resources available to us on the internet, why is it so hard to hold on to…

Because everyone forgets sometimes and that's ok.

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Lately, I have been working with an AWS EC2 server for a machine learning project. Every article I have come across has said the same thing… “Don't forget to shutdown your EC2 instance”. Reading this gives me anxiety. …

This image is from Ridley Scott’s Gladiator. Because writing on Medium makes you feel like Maximus.

This article is for the writers of Medium. If you have ever been frustrated with the response your stories get, this article can help you.

My name is Harrison Jansma, and I write about data. Over the last few weeks, I collected and analyzed the claps of a million Medium…

Over the last year, I taught myself data science. I learned from hundreds of online resources and studied 6–8 hours every day. All while working for minimum wage at a day-care.

My goal was to start a career I was passionate about, despite my lack of funds.

Because of this…

Harrison Jansma

Coder, analyst, and “human”. (

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