Writing

A sample of my writing about data science and data science careers.

A book: Build a Career in Data Science

Build a Career in Data Science

You are going to need more than technical knowledge to succeed as a data scientist. Build a Career in Data Science teaches you what school leaves out, from how to land your first job, to the lifecycle of a data science project, and even how to become a manager.


Small data, big value

Dial between a frown and the T-Mobile logo

Literature on machine learning is all about massive models on enormous datasets. But machine learning can be as useful with simple models on small data. This post covers a model created at T-Mobile and includes an interactive demo.


Red flags in data science interviews

Red flag coauthored with Emily Robinson

When interviewing for any position, you should be evaluating the company just as much as they are evaluating you. Here are twelve signs the company may not be right for you as a data scientist.


You’re relying on data too much

Sprite, now with AI

When you’re running a business, you constantly make important decisions. While data has been marketed as the key to making the right ones, it can be just as harmful as helpful. This blog post includes a fun metaphor about soda!


So your data science project isn’t working

Sad emoji with a sad equation

Every data science project is a high-risk project at its core. Why do these projects fail and what do you do when it happens?


Many more blog posts are available on my medium page!