February 8, 2020
Every week, I get a handful of people reaching out who ask 'How do I get my first data science job?' This post is a compilation of all the advice I have given out. One of the best ways to prove you are qualified for a Data Science job is by having experience working on projects...
January 26, 2020
Talk about this weather we are having today, huh? The average person has millions of moments every single day. From your morning cup of coffee to some light reading before bed, everything we do in a day is a moment: a moment that can be learned from and a moment that can be shared...
November 11, 2019
I just completed my fourth move since graduating...two and a half years ago. With the theme of my 20's being: 'experiment, break things, and keep running', there is little room left for stability...
September 19, 2019
Bouncy balls. Definitely more bouncy balls. Oh, and more world peace. So besides those two obvious answers, here are my other wishes for the world: I wish the world had more risk takers...
July 20, 2019
Would you be happy with today being your last day on earth? Nothing like a daunting question for getting the conversation started. You might be saying to yourself, 'I thought this was supposed to be a fun click-baity article? This feels like a trap to think deep thoughts.' And you're right...
July 17, 2019
Very often I hear people say 'Perfect! We have a data scientist. Let's optimize everything!' And to that I say: maybe. The truth is, the qualitative side of research is often overlooked, especially on teams that are powered by data science. This...
July 12, 2019
When I was 20 years old, I was faced with the question: 'What are your values?' I stopped dead in my tracks. How could I have lived 20 years of my life and never thought about this before? I quickly descended into a downward spiral during this existential crisis...
July 8, 2019
I wasn't a big fan of my old website. It sort of looked like I was just learning how to use the computer and someone had accidentally left caps lock on. Seriously?! Had I never heard of differing styles of typography...
July 4, 2019
You just landed yourself as the sole data scientist/engineer/analyst at a company and are a little nervous, eh? Or maybe you have had this role for a couple of weeks and are beginning to realize that the paths forward are incredibly murky...
I am aI live by my top values of zest, curiosity and creativity. At work, I develop predictive models, encode meaning into visualizations, and find insightful ways to blend qualitative with quantitative. Outside of work, I am an avid journaler, a side project connoisseur, and a coffee chat enthusiast. All thoughts are my own and do not represent clients or employers.