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Google BigQuery and Azure Cloud are both powerful platforms to store data. Google BigQuery can process a couple TB of data within a couple minutes and you pay when you query, store and process. The detailed pricing is here.Azure SQL data base provides fast and convienient data for the first 32 GB/month at ~$5/month. The detailed pricing is here.Normally business intelligence analysts, database managers or data scientists access the two platforms from the two consoles separately.

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Recently, I’ve been playing with the deep learning python package ‘tensorflow’. I ran a simple linear regression model and had some success. Tensorflow is great with unstructured data and image recognization problem. Therefore, it usually runs better in a GPU supported computer. However, given my model is rather simple and won’t need to rely on too much image processing power like GPU. I did it on my windows 7 professional/10 machine and it predicted some values for me.

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If you have viewed my bio, you probably noticed that I don’t have a science or engineering background, so how come I end up with data scientist? Well, it turns out that you don’t need a science or engineering background to become a data scientist! Here’s my personal trajectory. I think it’s highly reproducible:) In Sep 2014, I was hired as a marketing research analyst by AccuWeather to work on AW’s new adventure: IoT or we call it emerging platform projects.

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Teaching

I am a teaching assistant for the following courses at Penn State University:

SRA468:Spatial Analysis of Risk-Fall 2018:

  • Time: Tue&Thr 3:05-4:20pm EST
  • Office Hour: Wed 1:30-2:30pm EST

DS220:Data Management-Data Science-Spring 2019:

  • Time: Mon&Wed 6-7:30pm EST
  • Office Hour: Tue 3-5pm EST

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Recent & Upcoming Talks

2018 CSSA Grad School Application Seminar
Oct 25, 2018 6:00 PM
2018 SIA Career Panel
Oct 19, 2018 1:00 PM
2016 SIA Career Panel
Aug 26, 2016 2:00 PM

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