about badass data science

Guiding Pinciples for this Blog

Design requirements: Badass. Simultaneously punk and corporate.

Style: Larger than life narratives—Gaga meets xkcd—backed by serious math.

Target audience: Scientists, coolhunters, DARPA, executives, marketers, and the RAND Corporation.

Content: Intersection of Big Data, science, and business intelligence. Cool as information flow; science as jam session.

Endgame: Book deal, lecture circuit, TED, Red Bull sponsorship.



Emily Marie Williams lives in San Diego County and generally works in scientific computing. She currently is looking for a job in data science or bioinformatics.

5 thoughts on “about badass data science

  1. Hey Dan!
    I normally only do direct messages but I saw you are a fellow Austinite!

    Do you do book reviews? I have a book I would love for you to look at. BIG DATA: A Revolution That Will Transform How We Live, Work, and Think (Eamon Dolan/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, March 2013), by Viktor Mayer-Schonberger and Kenneth Cukier. Here’s more:

     As you know, “Big data” refers to our burgeoning ability to crunch vast collections of information, analyze it instantly and draw sometimes profoundly surprising conclusions from it. This emerging science can translate myriad phenomena—from the price of airline tickets to the text of millions of books—into searchable form, and uses our increasing computing power to unearth epiphanies that we never could have seen before. A revolution on par with the Internet or perhaps even the printing press, big data will change the way we think about business, health, politics, education and innovation in the years to come.

    Shoot me an email if you’re interested!

    Brandon Procell?
    Shelton Interactive?
    3006 Bee Caves Rd. Building A, Suite 300?
    Austin, TX 78746?512.206.0229 Office?

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