Video and summary of a talk I gave at DataEngBytes Brisbane on what I learned from doing data engineering as part of every data science role I had.
It turns out that problems like finding a niche and defining the ideal clients are key to any solo business.
While I found the story of Gumroad interesting, The Minimalist Entrepreneur seems to over-generalise from the founder’s experience.
A summary of the second chapter of Rob Walling’s Start Small, Stay Small, along with my thoughts & reflections.
A summary of the first chapter of Rob Walling’s Start Small, Stay Small, along with my thoughts & reflections.
Yes, data science projects have suffered from classic software engineering mistakes, but the field is maturing with the rise of new engineering roles.
Exploring the hackability of speed-based coding tests, using CodeSignal’s Industry Coding Framework as a case study.
Bing Chat recently quipped that humans are small language models. Here are some of my thoughts on how we small language models can remain relevant (for now).
Discussing my recent career move into climate tech as a way of doing more to help mitigate dangerous climate change.
Back-dated meta-post that gathers my posts on Automattic blogs into a summary of the work I’ve done with the company.
Sharing remote teamwork insights, my climate & sustainability activism, Reef Life Survey publications, and progress on Automattic’s Experimentation Platform.
Being a data scientist can sometimes feel like a race against software commodities that replace interesting work. What can one do to remain relevant?
Video of a talk I gave on remote data science work at the Data Science Sydney meetup.
Discussing the pluses and minuses of remote work eighteen months after joining Automattic as a data scientist.
Frequently asked questions by visitors to this site, especially around entering the data science field.
I wanted a well-paid data science-y remote job with an established company that offers a good life balance and makes products I care about. I got it eventually.
An overview of my PhD in data science / artificial intelligence. Thesis title: Text Mining and Rating Prediction with Topical User Models.