Posts tagged with: academia

Repost: Astronomer to Data Scientist

An interesting blog post that my coworker posted on Facebook. The author of the post transitioned from Astronomy to a job as a data scientist. She expounds upon what’s needed ...

Cross-Post: Race in US Colleges

My coworker did a really quick but very interesting analysis of race in US colleges using some data from The Chronicle, complete with maps and histograms used to visualize his ...

Cross-Post: Gender Disparity in the Sciences

Another interesting article that I found on someone else’s blog: http://www.buzzfeed.com/annanorth/what-male-and-female-scientists-say-about-women-in Here, scientists of various statuses are interviewed and asked why they think there’s such a gender disparity between ...