Our intake form is opinionated. Years of designing and carrying out analyses has taught me that the more context I have up-front, the better my analysis will be. So, our intake form is designed to gather as much context as we can reasonably get in a few questions.
Over the past year, I’ve gone through pregnancy, experienced childbirth, took maternity leave, went back to work (while pumping), and worked from home while taking care of a baby during a pandemic. It’s been quite a ride, and while I still love tech and data science and don’t have any plans to change the general… Continue reading N=1: My Experience with Motherhood in Tech
The scariest ghost stories I know take place when the history of data -- how it’s collected, how it’s used, and what it’s meant to represent -- becomes an oral history, passed down as campfire stories from one generation of analysts to another like a spooky game of telephone. These stories include eerie phrases like… Continue reading Field Notes: Building Data Dictionaries