Great Tools to get your Feet Wet in Big Data

For the past month I have been immersed at Optum as a data engineering intern. For the better part of June, my team and myself have been introduced to the tools used for our project, which focuses on encoding specifications in Scala for EMR standardization, and have just recently started writing code from scratch to … Continue reading Great Tools to get your Feet Wet in Big Data

Using PyWren for Massive Scraping Jobs

This semester I am enrolled in a really great class at BU called CS506: Computational Tools in Data Science. We have gone over a lot of great foundational concepts through various mini projects, from clustering restaurant districts in Vegas from simple JSON data, to using machine learning algorithms to predict income of individuals from US … Continue reading Using PyWren for Massive Scraping Jobs

Democratizing Research; Stanford Scholars Program

With break, exams and the like keeping me from putting a new post on the blog, I've been trying for a few days to get this awesome find down on paper. If you're anything like me, you find enjoyment doing research. Even though it might not be the best career path for other industry minded … Continue reading Democratizing Research; Stanford Scholars Program