Author Archives: Samantha from SocialMath

About Samantha from SocialMath

Applied Mathematician and writer of

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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Raising a Neural Net

I’ve been a little busy over the past year or so. You see, I have been creating the most advanced neural net known to mankind. It took me 9 months to code it and get it just right… Continue reading

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Are you masculine enough to be a trusted leader?

I’ve been a woman mathematician in Industry for almost 5 years. I have Malcolm Gladwell’s requisite 10,000 hours to be an expert.  Throughout my experience, I have struggled to gain the trust of my more technical colleagues. It’s not a … Continue reading

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