I am increasingly struck by the idea that technical blogs are just a way of building your own technical documentation. You write about the problem you had and how you solved it, in part to helps others who might stumble upon, but even more so to help yourself if you find yourself in that predicament again.

This is my contribution.

Understanding Data in Your Life

I will be speaking at Geekend at the end of the month. My talk is titled “Understanding Data in Your Life.” The description is: Data privacy is only the newest frontier for life in the technological age. In this presentation, data analyst Emilie Schario will talk about the many ways we’re interacting with data in our day-to-day lives. Emilie will start by describing the state of online web tracking and data collection. [Read More]

Things I Learned at PyTN 2019

In this post, I will share a collection of notes and highlights of what I learned from PyTN 2019. The full conference schedule is available online. If you’re interested in seeing the full selection of talks, seeing the actual titles of the talks, or reading about the people who gave the talks, I encourage you to do that. The summary I present below is just my impression and my key takeaways from each of the sessions. [Read More]

Twelve in Nineteen.

In my career, I’ve been lucky enough to be surrounded by incredible minds who have been nothing but generous with their time and knowledge. I feel blessed (not in the Instagram) way to have a myriad of professional mentors who have shaped my understanding and mental models to technical problems. Today, I’m lucky to be surrounded by a powerful team of individual contributors who know. their. stuff. And I get to learn from them. [Read More]