Interview with a Data Scientst: Keith Bawden

Keith Bawden worked with me at Amazon, but not directly. Despite the fact we only had interactions over internal chat and a few emails he was a great influence on my thinking about Software Development and how to use statistics to solve problems in Industry. He has over 10 years experience in the Tech industry including… Continue reading Interview with a Data Scientst: Keith Bawden

Interview with a Data Scientist: Andrew Clegg

As part of my regular Interview with a Data Scientist feature. I recently interviewed Andrew Clegg. Andrew is a really interesting and pragmatic Data Science professional and currently he’s doing some cool stuff at Etsy. You can visit his Twitter here and his most recent talk on his work at Etsy from Berlin Buzzwords. What project have… Continue reading Interview with a Data Scientist: Andrew Clegg

Talk: Can Probabilistic Programming be applied to Rugby?

Yesterday evening I gave a talk at the Data Science Meetup in Luxembourg. This is part of my preparation for the talk at PyData the Python conference for Data Enthusiasts in Berlin. A few remarks – my slides from last night are here in IPython notebook format. I used for the presentation the excellent RISE… Continue reading Talk: Can Probabilistic Programming be applied to Rugby?

Interviews with Data Scientists – The collection

In the last year or so I’ve put together a collection of interviews with Data Scientists. Here is a list of them Thomas Levi – Plenty of Fish an Online Dating Website Jeroen Latour – Data Scientist at Booking.com from September James Long – A data artisan with experience in Re-insurance Radim Rehurek – A data… Continue reading Interviews with Data Scientists – The collection