Author Archives: Samantha from SocialMath

About Samantha from SocialMath

Applied Mathematician and writer of socialmathematics.net.

Police Transparency

There is surprisingly little published information on police activities or data analysis on their actions by outside sources. At the time of this writing, fivethirtyeight has only published 2 articles in all of 2020 with analysis police actions. Almost nothing … Continue reading

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Your resume is your cover photo

What is the goal of a resume? The goal is to generate interest in you. That is to say, your resume is an advertisement. A cover photo of you for potential employers! Continue reading

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Leaving Academics

For academics, mid-winter is a reflective time of year. It was about this time, 3 years ago that I wrote an article reflecting on my own move to industry. Perhaps it’s because this is the time when academic jobs are … Continue reading

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