Interview with a Data Scientist: Thomas Levi

This is part of my ongoing series of interviews with Data Scientists. Thomas Levi is a Data Scientist at Plenty of Fish (POF) an online dating website based in Vancouver. Thomas has a background in theoretical physics and at one point did string theory. Recently a lot of his work has involved topic models and… Continue reading Interview with a Data Scientist: Thomas Levi

Book Review: Analytics in a Big Data World

So this is a quick review of a book that ended up in my mailbox a few months ago. Firstly the good: this is a good academic introduction to a variety of techniques all in one reference book. I particularly liked the discussion of Process mining and survival analysis as I feel these are techniques… Continue reading Book Review: Analytics in a Big Data World