DataRaccoon

Engineering Related


Introducing Protobuf

  • Product Team changed their schema without notifying you which lead to your pipelines/serving breaking!?
  • Tired of messy json data that have no form or structure and hitting your kafka/pubsub Stream?
  • Want to make sure data types and fields are consistent when you are recieving or sending API responses?

Typed Python

  • Documentation is always a afterthought?
  • Data Scientist Code is so hard to read and collaborate!
  • Having difficulty to validate data from other parties?

Docker

  • Hear good things about docker but not sure where to get started?
  • Docker tutorials out there not useful as a data scientist / analyst?
  • Developing within docker environment! (Remote IDE)

Testing!

  • What is the deal with testing? How do you even test data?
  • Testing is only for software engineers! I am a data scientist!
  • How should a data scientist view testing?

DBT!

  • Data Build Tool (DBT) by fish town analytics!
  • Having difficulty in managing SQL scripts? Too many tested Query? Or figuring the execution graph? Finding yourself running scripts manually?
  • How do you even do testing for ETL jobs or Queries!?!?

Math/Stats


Metrics

  • Getting started with metrics?
  • Having difficulty remembering metrics?
  • Sensitivity, power, recall, precision, ....

Quick Introduction to hypothesis testing

  • Data Science is not only about Machine Learning!
  • Interested to know more about a/b testing?
  • Understanding p-value, power, sample size.

Often Asked


My current setup and tools

  • For those who are curious about what tools I use.
  • How i set up my machine.

Deciding what to learn!

  • My personal pitfalls and avoid my mistakes.
  • How do I decide what to learn?
  • How do I stay motivated?

Misc


Podcast with symbolic connection

  • An hour long podcast on how I got started in my career.
  • How did i make the switch from a "dashboard data scientist" to putting models in production.
  • And other questions such as Python or R?

Work in Progress


  • docker-compose
  • asyncio
  • a/b tests, anova