Category Archives: data science

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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PhDs with Personality

Everyone has a personality.  At the risk of over-simplifying, I’m going to argue that there are two types of PhDs in Industry. Front-Room PhDs and Back-Room PhDs*. The distinction is that some technicians and developers enjoy talking to business clients and … Continue reading

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Marketing Academic Strengths in Industry

So you wanna get an Industry job?  Great! But how do you begin to translate your CV into something non-academics want to read? How do you market your strengths? First, we have to acknowledge that your CV took years to … Continue reading

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Variations of Data Science

I spent some time last month at a SIAM conference. Since I graduated and joined the Industry two years ago, I hadn’t been to a conference. The attendees were mostly academics. But there were a few Data Scientists coming from industry as well.  … Continue reading

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What does a typical day look like?

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Outside the Ivory Tower

I’ve been outside the Ivory Tower for about a year and a half.  In that time, I have radically changed the way I view the world. I’m now asking relatives about their ROI of their time when researching reduced hotel rates instead … Continue reading

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