Shower Thoughts – Blog

Data Science and Product Management are like Chocolate and Peanut Butter

“Hey, you got chocolate in my peanut butter!” “You got peanut butter in my chocolate!” “Delicious!” So goes the old...

Using Machine Learning to Classify the Quality of Wine

Using an open-source dataset, I’ve written up a Jupyter notebook below that explores the performance of several commonly used decision...

Recognizing the Limits of Visualization

Visualization (viz) is an incredibly hot topic in the business analytics/data science (DS) world right now. In every job description,...

Gear Review: Happy Hacking Keyboard Professional 2 (HHKB2)

There’s a term in engineering called a “1% Solution”. 1% solutions solve a problem that only 1% of the population...

Choosing Your Data Science Architecture

We data people love our architecture. We obsess over it. Every time Apache announces a new top-level project, we fawn...

What’s a Hadoop, Anyway?

To Hadoop and Beyond is a series dedicated to exploring the basics of distributed computing as it stands today, and to...

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