I’m sitting in bed, taking a break from debugging a particularly tough software bug, while listening to Pretty Pimpin’ by Kurt Vile. My mind wanders to dsfa, the small but bold professional services startup aimed at providing data science services for small businesses I embarked on launching a year ago. For all its successes and … Continue reading What 2015 Taught Me About Running a Startup
Originally published on OpenSource.com. From the advent of the printing press to the emergence of the Internet, knowledge has become increasingly abundant and accessible. But as we move into the future, I ponder how accessible, interactive, and understandable knowledge will be as more and more individuals are connected to the Internet and as computing technologies … Continue reading How will the children of the future learn about science?
Earlier today, I sent out this tweet. I strongly believe that the future of data science will be in small data and in people who don’t have PhDs in anything.— Safia Abdalla (@captainsafia) December 13, 2015 I figured I might elaborate on that a bit more here. Most “big data” exists because organizations do not … Continue reading Let’s Hear It For Small Data