Writings

Below you can find my writings on machine learning, data science, and technology. Enjoy!
Data Science Interviews During the 2020 Pandemic
In the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic, I found myself looking for a data science job for the third time in my life. This post covers what I learned.
Python Patterns: Map and Filter
For loops are great, but I am a big fan of replacing them with simple functions. Python provides a couple of building blocks.
Jupyter Notebook Templates for Data Science: Plotting
Jumpstart your visualizations with this Jupyter plotting notebook!
Machine Learning Deployment: Shadow Mode
Deploying machine learning models is hard; Shadow Mode is one way to make testing a little easier.
A Review of Nookdesk's Standing Desk
I bought a Nookdesk standing desk now that I'm working from home; I like it! Read on for a detailed review.
Jupyter Notebook Templates for Data Science
Jupyter notebooks are great for data exploration; jumpstart your work with this library of useful notebook templates!
My Terribly Clever(ly Terrible) Code
When I was young and naive I tried to write very clever code. Here is one of the worst examples.
Comparison of My Two Sons' Language Development
Being a nerd dad, I recorded all the words my first two sons spoke as they learned them. Now, I compare their language development rate!
My Second Son's Language Development
My second son is a little over two years old. We tracked every word he's spoken to watch his language development, and now you can observe it too!
Get Things Done by Tracking Them
As I've gotten more senior as a data scientist, I've found I have to keep track of more and more things. This is how I do it!