Working at Amazon

ROLLING IN AVERAGES
Now Live: Analytic Functions in Calculated Fields
Now you can make quick calculations like running 7-day averages or year over year changes without writing custom SQL queries. - Mode Blog

WITH GREAT POWER COMES…
What if You Were an Evil Data Scientist?
Generally, data folks are well meaning, but what if they weren’t? This thought experiment is good reminder of how much power data scientists and analysts wield and the responsibility that comes with it. - Counting Stuff

FILL IT OUT
An Intake Form for Data Requests
When a newly formed data team started getting data requests from all over the company via Slack, email, meetings, and more, they decided to centralize calls for help with a form. The info they receive sets them up for great kickoff conversations with stakeholders. - Haystacks

GALAXY BRAIN
Understanding Entanglement With SVD
“Entanglement” is full of meaning in physics, but the linear algebra behind it is quite simple. Ever used singular value decomposition? Then you’re nearly there! - Math3ma

RECOMMENDED READING
What’s It Like to Be an Applied Scientist at Amazon?
What’s an average day (or non-average day) look like building machine learning systems to help customers? - Career Fair


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