My DIY Prusa i3 3D Printer

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A year and a half ago, I ordered the cheapest Prusa i3 3D Printer kit I could find from 3D Printers Online Store. A few weeks later, two battered boxes full of wires and parts (some knock-off) arrived at my doorstep from China. I only recently got it working well enough to successfully print small items. It didn’t really take me over a year to complete; I bought a house soon after purchasing the kit and all my spare time … Read More

New Year, New Blog Name (and More)

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I’m bringing in the new year with a new name for the blog: End to Endpaper. The name is borrowed from the title of my next bookbinding project, which will be a flag book containing some of my marbled paper. The new name carries with it connotations that describe both me and this website: libraries, books, bookbinding/crafts, and sharing stories. End to end refers to looking at a process from the very beginning to the very end. With information management, … Read More

TurtleTV – Raspberry Pi Camera for My Turtle Habitat

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Can I watch Stargate with you guys? #turtle #terrificturtles #happyfriday A post shared by Heidi Uphoff (@endtoendpaper) on Sep 23, 2016 at 5:08pm PDT Earlier this year, we discovered our new house came with a few unexpected tenants: desert box turtles. For the first two months, we thought we only had two, dubbed Sheldon and Shelly. Estimates today range from 10-15. Turtle moot at turtopolis #turtles #turtopolis #happyfriday A post shared by Heidi Uphoff (@endtoendpaper) on Sep 9, 2016 at … Read More

Am I a Data Scientist Now? Review of Coursera’s Data Science Specialization

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No, I’m not a data scientist now. But I do have a wider understanding of data science and a few new skills thanks to coursera.org’s Data Science Specialization. This summer I completed the first four classes: The Data Scientist’s Toolbox, R Programming, Getting and Cleaning Data, and Exploratory Data Analysis. Motivation for taking these courses came from several places. Earlier this year, someone suggested to me that these courses would make a good model for a library’s data management education program. … Read More

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