You just landed an interview for a new position. Congratulations! Perhaps you recently graduated from a program like Berkeley’s Master of Information and Data Science. Perhaps you are finding remote jobs posted that used to be Bay Area positions. Perhaps you are ready for something new.
Now you have to take a code challenge.
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Berkeley, and the UC System in general, have many projects researching COVID-19. There is no end of research directions that can and should be explored for us to understand the health, societal, and economic implications of the disease. Here is a collection of resources for ongoing projects at Berkeley and a few other institutions.… [Read more...]
When you go to a new healthcare clinic in the United States, doctors and nurses pull up your patient record based on your name and birthdate. Sometimes it’s not your chart they pull up. This is not only a healthcare problem; it’s a data science problem.… [Read more...]
The I School has two online masters degrees: our MIDS program trains data scientists to manage and analyze the coming onslaught of big data, in a unique high-touch online degree; and, our MICS program prepares cybersecurity leaders with the technical skills and contextual knowledge necessary to develop solutions for complex cybersecurity challenges.
I designed and taught Behind the Data: Humans… [Read more...]
Today I taught my first online class due to COVID-19. This was an 11 person discussion based class and one student presented. Class went very well and the discussion was smooth. For each discussion question I called on three students and asked one of them to be the first to respond to the question. We also did a quick check-in… [Read more...]
This is an opinionated collection of thoughts gathered and collected through 5 years of teaching online classes in several online platforms. These thoughts are built around a 15-person classroom, which is where we have the most experience. However, any of the limitations that are present in a 15 person classroom are going to be greater in a larger classroom. (I … [Read more...]