Saturday, March 30, 2013

Come see me Talk:

I am giving a talk at UC Berkeley on Tuesday, April 2nd, 5pm in 375 Leconte about the transition from Academic Science to Data Science. Hope you can make it!


Monday, March 25, 2013

Mind the Gender Gap


A recent Nature article discusses problems with the hiring and retention of women in science and engineering.

The National Science Foundation finds that while female scientists have made steady gains in recent decades they face persistent career challenges. US universities and colleges employ far more male scientists than female ones and men earn significantly more in science occupations.

Read more at Women in Astronomy Blog.

Friday, March 22, 2013

I'm on AAS's Home Page!

AAS decided to include my Astronomer to Data Science blog post in their quarterly newsletter.  Awesomesauce!

http://aas.org/posts/news/2013/02/astronomer-data-scientist